- The Context
- State of the State
The Delaware County Technical Schools Practical Nursing Program is, at heart, a quick-turn program that trains students to become licensed practical nurses.
In Gov. Tom Wolf’s previous five budget talks, he hadn’t even uttered the words “charter schools” — despite 20 years of debate over how the state should fund and oversee this growing part of Pennsylvania’s public-school profile.
The gap between the state’s students of color (33 percent) and teachers of color remains among the most disparate in the country.
More than 30 superintendents and other school district leaders are calling for a moratorium on new charter schools and charter seats until Harrisburg thoroughly revamps the 23-year-old charter law.