DN Editorial: Tribal warfare
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In the wake of a federal indictment against the founder of PA Cyber Charter School, the president of the Penn-Trafford teachers union is calling for reforms to the funding formula for cyber schools in the state. Cyber schools have a place in education, but they're getting too much money from local school districts, said Shaun Rinier of the Penn-Trafford Education Association.
In case you have forgotten what that agenda is -- and you could be pardoned for doing so since a considerable proportion of the legislature seems to have done just that -- Corbett's trifecta of “must-do legislation" includes roads and bridge funding, the privatization of the state's liquor stores, and pension reform for teachers and state employees.
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