During a public hearing on improving school funding, the Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission heard from people who stressed the need to set fair and adequate funding targets for every school in the state.
After years of decline, enrollment at universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is starting to see those numbers rebound, according to PASSHE officials.
In recognition of Banned Book Week, the “Banned Books Tour” bookmobile will be in the Keystone State today visiting Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania Republican legislators support a voucher program they say is meant to help a small number of students who attend schools they claim are failing.
Million-dollar payouts to CEOs and millions of dollars spent on advertising, have been well documented. Yet we let our own public schools — our great American experiment in education for all — become constitutionally inequitable and deeply underfunded.
The new student loan forgiveness plan known as “SAVE” could lower monthly bills and reduce the amount some borrowers have to pay back over the lifetime of their loans.
Ryan Hardesty, a seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher at Highland Middle School in the Blackhawk School District in Beaver County, has traveled the state to collaborate with other educators, since becoming Teacher of the Year.
Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Senate voted 45-4 last month to approve a bill, SB838, ostensibly for the purpose of reforming the probation part of the criminal “justice” system.
A new report by Penn State’s Center for Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis shows that nearly 15.4% of principals left Pennsylvania schools between 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. The 4.2% increase is the highest since accurate employment records have been kept.
About 90% of the district’s kindergarten and first-grade students require some level of early intervention to put them on track for academic success, Arcurio told the Capital-Star in a recent interview.