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Editorial: Not enforcing State pension forfeiture laws wastes tax dollars

Pennsylvania educators who have been convicted of crimes and have had their certificates revoked continue to receive undeserved pensions. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 3, 2018

It’s no secret that Pennsylvania public schools have a deficit that seems to get larger and larger as the gap in federal funding widens between poor and affluent districts. Many lay off or threaten to lay off teachers and cut funding for music and theater arts programs. In an environment like this...

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