On July 14, 2016, Newsworks published an article by Kevin McCorry about education funding in the 2016-17 state budget process. The article cited PennCAN’s Executive Director:

PennCAN executive director Jonathan Cetel had lobbied for a few priorities that wilted in recent months.

In addition to this charter bill, his group pushed plans to limit teacher seniority, and to create a special state-run district for low-performing schools.

Wolf vetoed the former. The latter failed to find consensus, again helped by Hite’s opposition.

“Instead what we got is significant, but still insufficient, increases in education spending, a patchwork of new, but I would say unsustainable taxes…and no new accountability,” said Cetel.

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