With about $1 billion of unspent federal CARES Act funding sitting on the table, Pennsylvania policymakers have offered up a variety of ways to spend it from small business assistance to mortgage and rental assistance.
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The Senate Education Committee on Monday will hold a hearing on a bill that would create education savings accounts that provide families with $1,000 per school-age child to pay for resources, including private school tuition, to help them recover educational losses for when schools were closed last spring due to the pandemic. The proposal is controversial because critics see it as leading the way for a full-fledged school voucher program.nAug
But none of the proposals are more controversial than one being floated that has some believing it could be the lead-up to a full-fledged school voucher program.
The Senate Education Committee on Monday is holding an 11 a.m.
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