Monday, February 28, 2011
SB1 Vote Tomorrow; Voucher coverage and opinion around PA
Senate Education Committee Expected to vote on SB1 at Meeting Tomorrow
Posted on Sun, Feb. 27, 2011
It's hard to argue against the troubling fact that thousands of students are trapped in poorly performing public schools. But a proposed voucher bill in
has serious flaws and Harrisburg
On Tuesday, when the Senate Education Committee will vote on the voucher bill, a myriad of amendments is expected to be offered to address opponents’ concerns with the bill, known as Senate Bill 1.
With the voucher issue advancing in the Capitol, The Patriot-News surveyed 28 midstate lawmakers about the educational choices their parents made for them and the ones they made for their own children, without the availability of vouchers. The newspaper also asked them if they had a position on Senate Bill 1.
Multiple choice question: School voucher plan garnering praise and criticism in
Public education in
is facing “a fundamental paradigm shift” toward school choice, according to Secretary of Education Designate Ron Tomalis. Pennsylvania
Expansion of tax credit program for business, known as 'back-door vouchers,' will play a key role in the debate over school choice in
February 26, 2011 12:52am EST
Senator Jeff Piccola
Letter to the Editor, Thursday, February 24, 2011