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Challenges for schools

The funding uncertainty for school districts in Pennsylvania is presenting quite a challenge this year, as Ed Mahon reports today in the start of his three-part series.

Taxpayers will find these stories very interesting, because they are the ones who pay the freight.


The series starts with a budget overview, then continues Monday with a look at technology initiatives and spending before winding up Tuesday with a look at the big concern -- the increased pension payments that will be due in three years.

Read that one carefully folks, because you'll be paying for the pension increases.

My column today introduces the series.