25 April 2012 0 Comments

Pennsylvania State Budget FY 2012-2013: Education Spending

Pennsylvania K-12 Education Spending on Government Schools     Commonwealth Foundation February 29, 2012

Pennsylvania’s FY 2011-12 total operating budget of $63.4 billion, which included $27.1 billion in General Fund spending, represented the first year-to-year reduction in state spending in at least 40 years. However, as the economy continues to struggle out of a recession and with increasing costs in public welfare, corrections, pensions, and debt, the FY 2012-13 budget will require even more difficult decisions by the General Assembly and Governor Corbett to put Pennsylvania on a path to prosperity.

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