The fight to boost education funding brings lots of people together — teachers, superintendents, politicians.
But advocates want to add another constituency to the mix: real estate agents.
That’s the target audience of a new report by ReadyNation Pennsylvania, an advocacy group that wants to increase education funding. They argue Pennsylvania realtors would benefit from more education dollars because of the potential for increased home values.
The release of the report coincided with a panel discussion in Delaware County, where local real estate agents met with Democratic politicians and education advocates.
“Southeast Pennsylvania gets hits particularly hard by the inequities in state funding,” said Jamie Ridge, president of the Suburban Realtors Alliance, which represents real estate agents in the four collar counties