Pension Crisis

PA Charter School Funding Fuels Public Pension Mess

The formula adopted by officials is a disaster


HARRISBURG — The legislative quagmire that is Pennsylvania's charter school funding formula once again went unaddressed this legislative session.

That means the state and school districts will continue giving excess pension contributions for charter and cyber charters schools.

It's one of several fiscal realities that has school district advocates, and some lawmakers, calling for funding formula reform.