Education politics, both federally and Pennsylvania’s in particular, were in the crosshairs Wednesday night as administration officials for President Donald Trump held a rally at the Camp Hill Radisson.
Vice President Mike Pence and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke at a campaign event billed as “Women for Trump,” with a particular bent on promoting school privatization, including calling out Gov. Tom Wolf for vetoing a private school tax credit expansion last year.
The rally came a day after President Trump leveled a similar criticism in his State of the Union address Tuesday, the same day that Wolf presented his state budget proposal that includes tighter financial rules for charter schools.
Trump is “delivering on an education freedom agenda,” DeVos said, while his Democratic opponents “want to