In a victory for both public education and church-state separation, the Pennsylvania legislature rejected PA Governor Corbett’s school voucher scheme. They cited lack of public support as one reason why they voted against the measure.
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Gov. Tom Corbett wanted a school voucher program in his Christmas stocking this year, but the legislators decided against giving it to him.
In a last-ditch effort on Wednesday to deliver vouchers this fall, state House Republican leaders failed to get majority support for this centerpiece of Corbett’s education-reform package.
This could push any chance of another voucher vote until after next year’s legislative election.