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Resolution No. 2019 – in Support of Fair Funding Formula for Pennsylvania Schools

How bad is Pennsylvania in the area of equitable education funding? A 2015 Washington Post study found that Pennsylvania’s state and local per-pupil spending in its poorest school districts is 33 percent lower than per-pupil spending in the state’s most affluent school districts, nearly double that of the next worse state and the highest differential […]

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Any Given Child Bethlehem Program

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The BASD is very fortunate to be involved in an exciting program in affiliation with the Kennedy Center. We are very gracious for the numerous local organizations participating and very excited for the upcoming opportunities this program has in store for the BASD. Overview The primary goal of the Kennedy Center-supported Ensuring the Arts for Any […]

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Joseph J. Roy: ‘Citizens’ recognize importance of education to community

In case you missed this op-ed piece in the morning call from our BASD superintendent Joseph Roy: No one ever calls my office and asks to speak with me because they are a “citizen.” Callers always ask to speak to me because they are “taxpayers.” I have recently begun to wonder why. Pennsylvania is 47th […]

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