Education advocates protest funding cuts in Harrisburg

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.

It comes as legislators continue to debate a state budget that, critics say, does little to restore funding cuts made to education in earlier years.

About 150 teachers, parents and students boarded three buses in Pittsburgh Tuesday morning headed to Harrisburg as part of a rally of more than 800 at the State Capitol to protest Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget cuts to education.

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