By John Kane, Dem candidate in PA House 26, Guest Columnist, Delaware County Democratic Committee, 8/5/14
Our schools.” “Our children.” “Education.” “Class sizes.” “Testing.” “Funding.” “Property taxes.”
These are what I hear on a daily basis as I talk with people throughout Delaware County. Parents, employers, religious leaders, seniors, kids, my wife who’s a public school teacher – in short, everyone. Everyone is concerned about what is happening with our schools.
Well, what is happening with our schools? How did we get here?
It is simple: In 2011, when Tom Corbett introduced his first budget as governor of Pennsylvania, he chose to cut $1 billion from education across the state. In the years since, Gov. Corbett has done nothing to try to remedy the cash shortfall that he created….
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