From the PG, a letter headed "Weakening schools":
"Sadly, while the public school district has had to reduce its budget for next year by $11.1 million, or 2.1 percent, Dilworth faces a budget cut for next year of nearly 15 percent."
Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12027/1206247-110.stm#ixzz1kj6Xp4AZ
- Budget problems are based on cuts in state funding of education, but as this letter illustrates the reduction in money from the state only partially explains PPS's financial crunch. There would have been serious problems state cuts or not.