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Update on PA School Funding Trial: Plaintiffs Return to Court After Thanksgiving Break

Emma Lee

A landmark trial over Pennsylvania’s system for funding public schools heads back to court tomorrow after a Thanksgiving recess. The plaintiffs – a group of school districts, parents and advocates – say current funding is inadequate, inequitable and unconstitutional. WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Mallory Falk brings us up to speed on what’s happening so far.

(Original air-date: 11/29/21)

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.