Since Gov. Corbett was elected in November, school districts have seen it coming straight at them: cuts in the funding they get from Harrisburg. Many say, however, that the proposed reductions that the governor presented in March were far broader than expected.
The biggest cuts, on a per-student basis, hit the poorest and lowest-performing districts hardest. Chester Upland in Delaware County would have the largest reduction in the state, about 17 percent of its budget.
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