Videos and Podcasts

November 13, 2014

This webinar focuses on the mechanics of a potential new funding formula for Pennsylvania, such as base costs, weights, funding factors, and comprehensive cost analysis.

October 9, 2014

This webinar takes a look at the report, "Reform, Not Repeal: Pennsylvania Can Provide Property Tax Relief and Protect Public Schools," which finds that property taxes are moderate in most Pennsylvania communities, and recommends that the state should better target its property tax relief and overhaul its assessment system rather than eliminate the local property taxes that fund our children’s schools and prepare our future workforce.

November 25, 2013

This webinar takes a closer look at proven strategies to provide property tax relief to those who most need it — while protecting critical investments in public education.

November 1, 2013

Learn more about the Governor's Healthy PA plan, what's at stake for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians in the ongoing debate over expanding Medicaid, and the latest on the Health Insurance Marketplace in Pennsylvania.

October 29, 2013

The future of Pennsylvania schools — and the quality of education every child receives — is at stake in the debate over property tax elimination in Harrisburg. Watch our short whiteboard video to learn more and then share it with your friends.

October 18, 2013

Legislative proposals to eliminate school property taxes are being debated in Harrisburg, but what does it mean for school funding in Pennsylvania?

May 21, 2010

Now that the dust has settled after Tuesday’s primary elections, the Pennsylvania General Assembly will turn its attention back to the state budget. On Friday, May 21, the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center hosted a conference call with editorial page editors and columnists on the state budget. This memo summarizes the presentation that PBPC Director Sharon Ward made during that call.

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