PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pennsylvania’s highest court is about to hear arguments in a case that could revamp how school funding in Pennsylvania is divvied up.
The state Supreme Court’s Tuesday session in Philadelphia includes a lawsuit by several school districts , parents and others that challenges the state’s method of funding public education.
A lower court rejected the lawsuit last year , saying school funding was a political decision that should be ironed out by the governor and state lawmakers.
In a brief submitted to the justices last week, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf noted that a negotiated funding formula for public schools was enacted on June 1.
He also says public school funding has risen in both of his first two state budgets.