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High-stakes tests like the Keystone Exams are harming students, seventh-grade teacher Jake Miller testified before the state House Education Committee. Those who fail the test must take remedial courses so they can retake the tests, causing them to miss out on other learning opportunities.
For the parents and students of the York City School District, the idea of handing over their neighborhood schools to a for-profit charter operator was a nonstarter from the get go. They have joined educators and community leaders to fight a plan that would make York City the state's first all-charter district.
Balancing the 2015-16 spending plan will be no easy task. The state is facing a funding shortfall estimated at more than $2 billion, Gov. Tom Wolf and the Legislature will have to work closely to put the commonwealth on firmer fiscal ground and to reverse deep state funding cuts to public school classrooms.
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