Gov. Corbett talks Upper Darby budget
Earlier this spring, school district officials announced a proposal to realign curriculum in the elementary and middle schools and reduce staff at a cost savings of $4 million. Ever since then, the school district community has expressed outrage about the future of their children and what students would miss by not having the “specials” of art, music, library and gym as part of their school experience.
Corbett — a Republican who signed a pledge not to raise taxes when he campaigned for governor — said taxpayers in every district across the state need to look at how the money is being managed by local officials. He said his administration gets accused of “passing the buck” and “doing the dirty work” when it comes to funds for school districts.
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As a resident of Delco, are you satisfied with the governor's response to the Upper Darby budget cuts?
Corbett discussed other issues facing the region during the meeting yesterday. You can get to links of those stories by clicking here.