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.
“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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