School Spending Worked, Data Show

June 20, 2011 – Student performance improved substantially while Pa. education funding was being increased.

Gov. Corbett claims the state’s coffers are empty even though this year’s tax collections are half a billion dollars higher than expected. And he refuses to tax companies benefiting from the Marcellus Shale gas boom despite the staggering profits of players such as Exxon Mobil.

Now the governor is arguing that the state has nothing to show for its investments in public education over the last eight years. Here again, the facts simply don’t back up what Corbett is saying and doing.

Read the article written by Donna Cooper, in its entirety.


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