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New PA Budget Includes $300 Million More for K-12 Schools; Keeps over $7 Billion in Reserve

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The budget Pennsylvania lawmakers passed last week includes a $300 million increase for K-12 schools and will give boosts of 10% or more to 35 school districts in every corner of the commonwealth.

WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Katie Meyer reports it keep more than $7 billion from federal stimulus and a state surplus in reserve – but does include a novel approach to education funding.

(Original air-date: 6/30/21)