COATESVILLE—State Rep. Dan Williams (D-74th Dist.) Monday hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on fair education funding at The Spackman Center in Coatesville.
Williams requested the hearing to discuss ways to improve the allocation of educating funds for school districts throughout Pennsylvania. Testifiers and lawmakers examined how money impacts education, how well-resourced schools generally perform better on achievement tests, the best ways to adequately fund schools, and why senior citizens are concerned about an increase in property taxes.
Williams was joined by legislators from across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster.
“Today’s hearing allowed many voices to be heard, voices of folks who are invested in our youth, who care about making sure our schools are properly funded, and that