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Opportunity by Zip Code Part 1 – Local leaders, educators discuss funding gap between rich, poor school districts

Over the last year, WFMZ’s Jamie Stover has been digging into the issue and speaking to local leaders, advocates and educators about it in her two-part series “Opportunity By Zip Code.” The conversations covered topics including race, wealth disparity and ranging opinions on how to best solve for inequities, which most agreed do exist. Catch […]

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Vote No: Setting the Record Straight on ESA Vouchers and Senate Bill 2

A plan introduced as Senate Bill 2 by Senator John DiSanto (R-Dauphin) establishes Education Savings Accounts (ESA) vouchers, a program that takes tax money out of your neighborhood public schools to be used for private schools and vendors. ESA proposals have been introduced in various states and have been dubbed by the National Conference of […]

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