Chart: School District Fund Balances Nearly Tripled in 14 Years

PA Independent reported on Monday that Pennsylvania school districts’ fund balances reached $3.2 billion in 2011 (they compiled the data from the PA Department of Education’s (PDE) school funding portal).

This represents a dramatic increase over recent years, with schools reserves almost tripling since 1997, and doubling in just the last 6 years, according to PDE data.