With the sequester coming, Delaware County is getting ready.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey voiced his concerns on the Senate floor.
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey voiced his concerns on the Senate floor. This YouTube video was uploaded by user sentoomey.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
School districts across Pennsylvania, including Marple Newtown, await state aid figures this week with uncertainty.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The White House released on Sunday night data of what the budget cuts to funding will mean for each state, including school districts across the nation. In the Marple Newtown School District, Superintendent Merle Horowitz says it means losing critical dollars for Title I programs. Unless Congress acts by March 1st, a sequence of automatic cuts—called the sequester—will take effect that will threaten federal funding to many public schools. Nearly $3 billion in cuts to education is expected in the sequestration. Horowitz shared her preliminary thoughts on the impacts to the district, should Congress pass it. "If that is the case, it would reduce our Title 1 allocation, which impacts reading intervention for elementary …