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Katie McGinty on Education

 

 


Strong Schools; Bright Futures:restore $1B in education cuts

Katie McGinty released her K-12 education plan--"Strong Schools. Bright Futures."--that reverses Governor Tom Corbett's $1 billion in education cuts, overhauls the school funding formula, provides expanded access to pre-K and full-time kindergarten, reduces class size, restores support for gifted students, and provides teachers with additional training. Katie's plan calls for:
Source: 2014 PA gubernatorial campaign website, KatieMcGinty.com , Nov 1, 2014

Subsidize state colleges to keep tuition below inflation

McGinty would propose rewarding state-subsidized universities with additional state aid for keeping an annual tuition increase to below the inflation rate. Would seek to reduce payments to charter schools and fund them based on "auditable costs." Would seek to create a grant program to help 35,000 middle-income families of college-bound children and create the "Pennsylvania Dream Scholarship Program." to provide merit-based grants of up to $4,000 for 10,000 high-achieving, low-income students.
Source: Washington Times on 2014 Pennsylvania governor race , May 17, 2014

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