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What’s missing from the final report on basic education funding in Pennsylvania?

Originally published in The Patriot-News

The Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) has approved its final report on distributing basic education funding for Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts.

I’m concerned about what’s in the report. The report alarmingly recommends an additional $5.4 billion in basic education funding. To foot that bill, the average family of four in Pennsylvania can expect to pay an extra $2,000 per year in taxes.

But what’s even more troubling is what’s not in the report.

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