Pa. House GOP splits, votes down vouchers for closed schools, mask requirements
The conflicts at play in Sonney’s amendment and DelRosso’s underlying bill — between public and private education, and how to respond to the pandemic — join one long running debate with a more current flash point.
In State of the Union, Trump distorts Wolf’s veto of school tax credit bill | Fact Check
President Donald Trump used a televised address to the nation Tuesday to distort Gov. Tom Wolf's 2019 veto of a bill that would have nearly doubled the size of a state program that offers tax credits to businesses that donate to K-12 scholarship funds.
The Legislature is back. Here’s three things to watch for this week | Monday Morning Coffee
Buckle up, folks. This could be the last voting session of calendar 2019. And there's plenty of potential for mischief under the dome.
Inside Mike Turzai’s history of bad luck with cameras | Friday Morning Coffee
Or, why you should always assume someone is running video
‘More options and opportunities’: At Harrisburg Catholic school, DeVos pushes $5 billion program for private, religious school scholarships
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai toured Harrisburg Catholic Elementary School, a stone’s throw from the Capitol building, before plugging a plan to get students out of the troubled city school district and into private schools.
House Speaker Mike Turzai proposes school voucher program for Harrisburg City Schools
The plan would require the Harrisburg City Schools to award scholarships of at least $4,100 to children who wish to enroll in private or public schools.