Education Roundtable

Originally aired on August 3rd, 2003

The guests on Pennsylvania Newsmakers this week focus on important education topics. The Chancellor of the State System of Higher Education Judy Hample, and Ed Nolan, the System's Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, talk about escalating college tuition, the recent 5% tuition hike in the state's public universities, as well as budget cuts currently in place at State System universities. In the second part of the program Ron Cowell, President of the Education Policy and Leadership Center, and Tim Allwein of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association explain the various property tax proposals and education reform measures that are the subject of much debate in the State Legislature. Terry Madonna is host of the program.

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