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State Secretary of Education Noe Ortega Testifies in School Funding Trial

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Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Noe Ortega provides updates on measures to keep students and educators safe for in-person instruction for K-12 students in Harrisburg on Sept. 30, 2021.

A key witness took the stand Tuesday in Pennsylvania’s landmark school funding trial. WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Avi Wolfman-Arent tells us that the state’s secretary of education is in a precarious position.

(Original air-date: 1/19/22)

Avi Wolfman-Arent is an education reporter for Keystone Crossroads and on-air host at WHYY. He joined the station in December 2014. Avi graduated from Haverford College and grew up in the D.C. area. Despite the latter he’s a lifelong Philadelphia sports fan, devoting an unhealthy portion of his conscious thought to the Sixers, Phillies, and Eagles. He lives in South Philadelphia.