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The House Education Committee is hosting a hearing on Wednesday, June 22 to discuss various bills regarding charter schools, school vouchers, and the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Each piece of legislation is significant and deals with the fundamental structure of Pennsylvania's public education system. These massive bills are on the verge of being fast-tracked through the legislature without debate or transparency (remember the pay raise?) and instead tucked…Continue
Baruch Kintisch, Director of Policy Advocacy for the Education Law Center, appeared on WHYY's Radio Times Tuesday, June 1 to discuss the state's proposed school budget cuts, the disproportionate number of impoverished schools and communities targeted by the cuts, and the potential impact on student achievement.
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