I am a student in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. I am not blind to what has been happening for decades in my state. School districts with large minority populations are under-funded by millions of dollars every year in basic and Special Education funding. Some of the most underfunded school districts include Harrisburg School District (the capital city) which was underfunded by $37 million, Reading by $101 million, Scranton by $29 million, City of Philadelphia by $440 million and York by $59 Million, every year!
Even though they signed school funding formula laws, the Governor and General Assembly continue to refuse to fix these massive funding shortfalls.
As a Harrisburg resident, I have seen the consequences of this underfunding first hand. Bathrooms have no doors, textbooks fall apart in your hands and teachers let kids run the school. One would think the state government would put a little more care into its