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Enrollment Changes and School Funding

October 21, 2014

Basic Education Funding Commission Public Hearing - October 21, 2014[...Read more]

Basic Education Funding Commission to hold public hearing at Community College of Allegheny County on Tuesday

October 20, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold a hearing beginning at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 21, at the Community College of Allegheny County, West Hills Center, 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071-1099, according to Commission Co-Chairs Senator Pat Browne and Representative Mike Vereb.[...Read more]

Other State Formulas & Weights, Level of Local Support, and Taxing Capacity

October 16, 2014

Basic Education Funding Commission Public Hearing - October 16, 2014[...Read more]

Funding Issues Related to Rural School Districts

October 6, 2014

Basic Education Funding Commission - September 30, 2014

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Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Extended To Those Who Lived for a Portion of 2013

October 1, 2014

Under a recent change, the Department of Revenue will now pay property tax and rent rebate claims filed on behalf of claimants who lived at least one day during a claim year and meet all other eligibility criteria, according to Senator Pat Browne.[...Read more]

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