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Plaintiffs in School Funding Case Say PA Underfunding is Violating State Constitution

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A landmark trial over Pennsylvania’s system for funding public education continued in Harrisburg Tuesday. The plaintiffs, including six school districts and several parents, say the state is so badly underfunding its schools, it’s violating its own constitution. WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Mallory Falk reports.

(Original air-date: 11/17/21)

Mallory Falk is an education reporter as part of WHYY’s Keystone Crossroads team. She was previously based in El Paso, Texas, where she covered immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border for KERA News and the Texas Newsroom. She also served as the first-ever education reporter for WWNO, New Orleans Public Radio. A born and bred Pittsburgher, Mallory is thrilled to share education stories from across the state.