Pennsylvania public school districts would receive $9.83 billion in taxpayer assistance under Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed budget—the largest amount allocated in Pennsylvania history.
View our charts below for a comparison of 2012-2013 funding allocations and the proposed allocations for the upcoming year.
Corbett released his proposal earlier this month. State lawmakers are expected to finalized the budget by June 30.
Total proposed: $9,075,048
Basic Education Funding$3,764,997 School Employee Social Security $1,051,623 Pupil Transportation $422,161 Non-public, charter student education $223,537 Special Education Funding $1,582,069 School Employee Retirement $1,952,100 Total $9,075,048
Montour School District, 2012-2013 funding
Total funding: $8,631,312Basic Education Funding $3,678,122 School Employee Social Security $1,023,411 Pupil Transportation $579,916 Non-public, charter student transportation $203,452 Special Education Funding $1,590,019 School Employee Retirement $1,547,391 Total $8,631,312
Total proposed funding: $11,464,537Basic Education Funding $6,054,036 School Employee Social Security $1,010,154 Pupil Transportation $737,843 Non-public charter student transportation $128,858 Special Education Funding $1,578,345 School Employee Retirement $1,861,888 Total $11,464,537
Moon Area School District, 2012-2013 state funding
Total funding: $10,868,898Basic Education Funding $5,901,137 School Employee Social Security $983,054 Pupil Transportation $781,035 Non-public charter student transportation $141,515 Special Education Funding $1,586,276 School Employee Retirement $1,475,881 Total $10,868,898