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Updated: Survey Of Pa. School Officials Predicts Widespread Staff Cuts And Property Tax Hikes

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Matt Rourke
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A survey of Pennsylvania superintendents and school business officials offers a bleak portrait of the state of education in the commonwealth.

With mandated costs growing faster than revenues, districts across the state report that they are planning to cut staff, increase class sizes, and curtail programs and extracurriculars — all while hiking local property taxes...

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Keystone Crossroads is a new statewide public media initiative reporting on the challenges facing Pennsylvania's cities. WPSU is a participating station.  

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