Posted by: ACFE Inc | July 26, 2011

Vouchers and the EITC

Tomorrow, July 27, Pennsylvania’s House Education Committee will be holding a hearing on school choice, with both proponents and opponents of vouchers and the education improvement tax credit program (EITC) testifying. PA School Talk will be featuring live reporting from the hearing starting at 10 am for updates, developments, and commentary. If you are around Philadelphia, you can attend in person; if not, follow along on the PA School Talk website.

If you can’t follow along for the entire day, here is the hearing’s schedule:

10:00-10:15     Introductions

10:15-11:00     School Reform Commission-Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Lee Nunery

11:00-11:45     Mayor Nutter-Dr. Lori Shorr

11:45-12:30     Philadelphia Student Union-Baseerah Watson, Education Law Center-Baruch Kintisch, The Arc-Philadelphia-Bonnie Squires, Youth United for Change-Fred Ginyard

12:30-1:15       Lunch

1:15-1:45         Unite PA-Sharon Cherubin and Don Adams

1:45-2:15         Philadelphia Archdiocese-Sister Edward Quinn, IHM and Mr. Jason M. Budd

2:15-2:45         Freedom Works

2:45-3:30         Students First-Dawn Chavous, Raymond Zaborne



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