Gov. Tom Corbett's budget is out and, of course, everyone wants to know how much their cut of the budget pie will be—especially school districts.
Patch found that Peters Township School District is slated to receive a 6 percent increase from $10.1 million for the 2012-13 school year to $10.8 million for 2013-14 if the governor's proposed budget passes, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education's website.
Funding is broken down into six categories on the website. The Pennsylvania Department of Education numbers are in the screenshot above. Here's a little more analysis:
Basic Education Funding—from $4,989,325 to $5,150,679, up 3.2 percent
School Employees' Social Security—$1,030,251 to $1,058,652, up 2.7 percent
School Employees' Retirement—$1,561,591 to $1,970,014, up 21 percent
Non-Public and Charter School Pupil Transportation—$172,483 to $176,001, up .98 percent
Pupil Transportation—$842,121 to $800,111, down 1 percent
Special Education Funding—$1,520,799 to $1,513,195, down 1 percent
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