Archives: May 2015

Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Discuss the Impact of Education Funding Increases in Philadelphia during “Schools that Teach” Roundtable and Tour

Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf today continued their “Schools That Teach” tour in Philadelphia, where they heard from teachers and administrators in the Philadelphia School District about the district’s plans to ensure that education funding from the governor’s 2015-16 budget goes directly into the classroom.

Governor Tom Wolf Announces 92 Percent of School Districts Submitted Plans to Ensure Additional Funding is Invested in Classroom

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that 92 percent of Pennsylvania school districts across the commonwealth submitted a funding impact plan to the state Department of Education, outlining how the $400 million basic education funding increase proposed in his 2015-2016 budget will be invested directly in classrooms.

Immigrant Heritage Month, 2015

Governor Wolf proclaims June 2015 as Immigrant Heritage Month, encouraging all citizens to recognize the accomplishments of immigrants both past and present and to reflect upon the importance of diversity and opportunity in the Commonwealth and across the nation.