Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013: Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year.

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The Delaware River Port Authority lost $56 million and was stuck with another $248 million of red ink on its books. link] Parents are rebelling against standardized tests Frustration with exams prompts opt-out actions Boston Globe By Katie Zezima ASSOCIATED PRESS SEPTEMBER 09, 2013 DELAWARE TOWNSHIP , N.J. While his eighth-grade classmates took state standardized tests this spring, Tucker Richardson woke up late and played basketball in his Delaware Township driveway.

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