Monthly Archives: January 2020

Our budget outlook is challenging

Last week, our school board approved a preliminary budget for the 2020-2021 school year with a projected deficit of more than $10 million. It appears that this will be a budget year as challenging as those SDoL faced in the early 2010s. You may have read in LNP + LancasterOnline that it would take a […]

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Fair Funding and SDoL

Last month, I updated our High School Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) on our school district’s legal case against the PA Department of Education and the idea of fair funding. We are hopeful the case goes to trial this year. It is tentatively scheduled for this summer in Commonwealth Court. In 2016, the state Legislature adopted […]

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How our students are saving $250K+ on college tuition

Last month, I invited Dr. Jeremy Raff, our coordinator of college & career services, to call for reforms that could help low-income, first-generation college students be more successful pursuing higher education. Today, I want to share one key strategy of ours to help these students—dual enrollment—and how you can help. I have spoken about dual […]

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