VETOED: Gov. Wolf: New Regulations Providing for Charter School Transparency, Equity, and Accountability to Take Effect, June 21, 2022

Governor Disapproves ​Deficient Charter Resolution

Governor ​Tom Wolf today ​announced that new regulations that would provide transparency, equity and accountability in implementation of the commonwealth’s Charter School Law (CSL) ​are ready for publication, after he vetoed, disapproved, and returned to the General Assembly ​a deficient concurrent resolution disapproving the regulations. “Pennsylvania needs these regulations to clearly define for the first time charter schools’ responsibilities to the taxpayers who fund them,” Governor Wolf said. “Charter schools received nearly $3 billion in publicly paid tuition in the past school year. Parents and taxpayers deserve a thorough accounting of how those billions of dollars were used.”

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