Education

Pa. schools have doubled their solar power use since 2020

BY: - May 22, 2022

Only 2 percent of schools in the state, which is a total of 108, produce their own solar power.

COMMENTARY

Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion

BY: - May 19, 2022

W.E.B. DuBois once said, 'Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.'

COMMENTARY

I’m a Black male educator. Pa. schools need more people who look like me | Opinion

BY: - May 18, 2022

Teachers of color, and specifically Black male educators, are precious and should be protected at all costs.

COMMENTARY

We must unite for our children and for our future as a nation | Opinion

BY: - May 17, 2022

A secure nation requires a well-educated populace. We cannot skimp on this critical investment in our children and our future.

COMMENTARY

Brown v. Bd of Ed never really overturned Plessy | Michael Coard

BY: - May 17, 2022

America won’t be serious until it destroys its inherent and systemic racism.

COMMENTARY

We must fight back against attacks on LGBTQ+ kids and adults | David Hecker

BY: - May 16, 2022

Many of these attacks are focused on our schools and could have drastic consequences for gay and transgender educators and students.

Eligible Pa. families to see relief after COVID-19 disrupted school meal programs

BY: - May 11, 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the P-EBT plan for the 2021-22 school year, the state Department of Human Services announced Wednesday. 

COMMENTARY

Proposed grant program would help classroom aides to become teachers | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 11, 2022

A new Pa. House bill aims to help address the Keystone State's teacher shortage.

Philly schools are screening middle schoolers for weapons

BY: - May 10, 2022

'We understand that there are mixed emotions about this,' district spokesperson Monica Lewis said of the move.

Philly Parking Authority drops demand that city schools repay $10.8M

BY: - May 7, 2022

City Council President Darrell Clarke said he was pleased that the parking authority and the city resolved their financial dispute.

COMMENTARY

Let’s hear it for our local school board members. Thanks for your service | Opinion

BY: - May 4, 2022

As another school year winds down, some words of thanks for these dedicated community leaders.

Pa’s K-12 school nurses treat more than scrapes and bruises. And they’re asking lawmakers for help

BY: - May 1, 2022

One per 1,500. That’s the nurse-to-student ratio for K-12 schools in Pennsylvania — one of a handful of states to set staffing requirements in the law. Karla Coffman, a nurse in the York Suburban School District, is about 250 students away from reaching that threshold as the certified school nurse for the high school and […]