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Report: Skilled Workers Needed: Investing in Career and Technical Education – January 2019


  Skilled Workers Needed: Investing in Career and Technical Education, released by PPC and the PA Schools Work Campaign, explores the role of career and technical education in supporting Pennsylvania’s economic development. 

Fact Sheets: Spending Impact on Student Performance – March 2018


Every child should have an equal opportunity to attend a local public school that has adequate resources to ensure that he or she can learn and meet state academic standards. After all, today’s students are the key to our future economic viability.Unfortunately, many rural, suburban and urban school districts are spending below the amount needed to educate students – or their adequacy target. That underspending is a direct result of inadequate state support.

Report: Spending Impact on Student Performance: A Rural Perspective – March 2017


Every child should have an equal opportunity to attend a local public school that has adequate resources to ensure that he or she can learn and meet state academic standards. Unfortunately, that is not the case for many children living in Pennsylvania and is far too often not the case for children living in rural communities. More than half of the rural school districts in Pennsylvania are spending less educating their children than their estimated adequacy target or the amount expected to ensure that children can reach the state’s rigorous academic standards.