Public Schools, Budget, and University Consolidation

Originally aired on February 21st, 2021

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features Jan Murphy, Capitol Reporter for PennLive/Patriot News, who reports on Governor Wolf’s budget proposal to the state legislature, especially how it effects public schools. Then, Jamie Martin, President of the Association of State College & University Faculties, joins host Terry Madonna for a discussion of the economic and educational importance of the 14 state-owned universities, including financial challenges, and the proposed university consolidation plan.

Airing on the following stations:

  • WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, February 21st at 11:30 AM
  • WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, February 22nd at 8:30 PM
  • WLYH (Harrisburg, Lebanon, York) Monday, February 22nd at 8:30 PM
  • WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, February 27th at 9:30 AM
  • WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, February 27th at 9:30 AM
  • MeTV (Susquehanna Valley) Sunday, February 21st at 10:30 PM

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