In Pennsylvania, Rival State Leaders Converge on School Choice

Rachel Sheffield /

Pennsylvania residents in this year’s gubernatorial race will be casting their votes for school choice regardless of their political affiliation.

In Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, author Bill McGurn reports that both Democratic candidate Dan Onorato and his Republican opponent, state Attorney General Tom Corbett, are proponents of school choice.

It is promising to see states opening more opportunity for the educational futures of children. For decades, the federal government has poured increasing amounts of money into public education under the guise of “reform,” yet test scores and achievement indicate no sign of improvement. (more…)