As bad as Governor Chris Christie has been for New Jersey's schools, Governor Tom Corbett has been far, far worse for Pennsylvania's. Under Corbett, "cyber charters" have proliferated, even though all the evidence shows they are little better than pits where taxpayers throw their money, enriching the operators and denying students proper educations. Corbett brought us Vahan Gureghian, a school privatizing pirate who all but bankrupted the Chester-Uplands school district, thanks to Pennsylvania's insane special education funding policies. Now Gureghian has come to
HARRISBURG — Candy Eslinger, a retired secretary and registered Democrat, isn't sure who will get her vote in the governor's race, but she leans toward businessman Tom Wolf, her party's nominee. Yet she might vote for Republican Gov. Tom Corbett on Nov. 4, said Eslinger, 53, of Dauphin Borough. “I want to know who's going to do the best job for the state,” she said. “You're hearing things they will do, but when it gets down to it, are they going to do it?”
Panelists Will Include:
Education Lawyer, Josh Kershenbaum, Esq.
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Doors will open at 5 with student performances. Followed by book signing.
The Network for Public Education will hold a historic event in one month's time.