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WEST CHESTER (June 19) – State Senator Andy Dinniman praised the work completed by the Basic Education Funding Commission (BEFC) in paving the way for an education system that takes into account students’ emotional health and well-being. “We know that children are not prepared to learn until they are emotionally healthy,” Dinniman, who served on […]

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THORNDALE (February 11) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today issued the following statement in support of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to use revenue from a proposed natural gas severance tax to fund public education in Pennsylvania. “I fully support Gov. Wolf’s plan to enact a reasonable 5 percent severance tax on natural gas extracted from […]

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WEST CHESTER (February 4) – State Senator Andy Dinniman said Gov. Corbett’s budget remarks were welcome but late in coming, particularly regarding education funding. Watch the Senator Dinniman’s response here. “It is fortunate that Governor Corbett has finally come around to accept that education is a wise investment and to propose investing more in pre-kindergarten, […]

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HARRISBURG (February 5) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today issued the following statement in response to Governor Tom Corbett’s 2013-14 budget proposal: “As Minority Chair of the Senate Education Committee, I am deeply concerned by another budget proposal that continues to the pass the buck to local taxpayers. Over the last two years, the Corbett […]

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WEST CHESTER (April 30) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that he will hold a rally for  funding  public education on Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the historic Chester County Courthouse in downtown West Chester.   “Cutting support for early childhood and basic education and slashing funds for higher […]

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WEST CHESTER (February 7) – State Senator Andy Dinniman said he is troubled by Gov. Corbett’s latest proposal to cut public-education spending and will convene a public meeting on Thursday to discuss the proposed cuts, their impact on local schools, and the future of public education in Pennsylvania.   Thursday’s meeting will begin at 7 […]

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