Pennsylvania Ruling Can Help Redefine School Funding Formula

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On February 24, 2023, Bloomberg Tax published a column written by Philadelphia-based Shareholder and S.A.L.T Practice Co-Chair Jennifer Karpchuk and Law Clerk Olivia Klein discussing how a recent Pennsylvania court ruling is redefining the school funding formula. They note that “A court ruling is requiring Pennsylvania to reevaluate how it distributes revenue among school districts to create a more equitable system—and it should view this as an opportunity for economic development and growth.” The ruling calls not just for a redistribution of state aid but also an increase in overall funding. Over the coming year the Pennsylvania state legislature will have to Read more

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