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Additional Information, 4/24/2015

We have added the following information for all interested in the budget process and more details on the current state of funding:

Links regarding the special supplements awarded in past state budget:

The Fair Funding Resolution we adopted along with a link to the Basic Education Funding Commission For information:

Voice your opinion on the Fair Funding Formula and the "Hold Harmless" provision: 

Financial Concerns Then and Into the Future (2012:)

Funding Issues Related to Rural School Districts:


Please note this clarification and retraction to information communicated during the budget meeting on April 7th. Mr. Funk has provided us with additional information which is available here.


Please consider attending our upcoming meeting on May 5th, at 7:30PM in the Clarion Area High School LGI. There we will present our current ideas to the entire community, and be listening for feedback and input directly from those who wish to talk directly with the Board and Administrators.


A version of the slides presented at the April 7th, 2015 Committee of The Whole is available here:
These slides include the talking point information from the meeting and some background information for the district and current financial information.


Additional Information and Documents (links:)

Contacting Us:

Clarion Area has set up an email address for feedback on the Annual Budget process. After the meeting, please include additional feedback and additional ideas or thoughts to:
Your e-mail will be reviewed and considered.  Responses will not be generated from this account. Thank you for caring about our district.

News from January:

The Clarion Area School District 2014-2015 intends to adopt the following preliminary budget at the February 17, 2015 Regular Beard Meeting, in accordance with the Act 1 timeline. For early budget
adoption, This budget is a worst-case scenario for district expenditures and includes no assumption of tax increases or increased. funding from the State. It is meant to serve as a starting point for further discussion and is not the Final budget that will be adopted by the board, June 2015. Attendance at public board meetings to discuss budgetary is encouraged.

Updated 5/5/2015