April 7, 2011: Vouchers


Member Quote - The House Democratic Policy Committee is holding a public hearing this week at the state Capitol to explore issues related to school vouchers. Committee Chairman Mike Sturla comments on the importance of fully investigating how vouchers would impact the Commonwealth. Audio runs :52.
 

State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, D-Phila., offers her comments regarding schools in Philadelphia.

State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, D-Phila., offers her comments regarding schools in Philadelphia.

Voucher advocates and parents were among the testifiers at a Policy Committee hearing in Harrisburg.

Voucher advocates and parents were among the testifiers at a Policy Committee hearing in Harrisburg.


Many members of the public attended the hearing on school vouchers to hear both sides of the controversial issue.

Many members of the public attended the hearing on school vouchers to hear both sides of the controversial issue.

Rep. Ron Waters, D-Phila., chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, shares some of his experiences regarding public education in the Commonwealth.

Rep. Ron Waters, D-Phila., chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, shares some of his experiences regarding public education in the Commonwealth.