During a budget hearing last month, state Sen. Ryan Aument did something you don’t often see a politician do in public: He admitted that a law he wrote wasn’t working.
Despite the known benefits of black students having black teachers, teacher license exams often stand in the way – even though they don't predict which teachers will be effective, a scholar says.
Institutions individually, and legislators collectively, must continually work to keep the costs of public and private education affordable in Pennsylvania.
Pa.’s embattled state-owned universities are facing their challenges ‘aggressively and audaciously,’ top official says
The 14 state-owned universities are dealing with their challenges, including rising tuition and declining enrollment, "aggressively and audaciously," Chancellor Dan Greenstein said Monday.
Even if wealthy parents don't resort to the kind of illegal tactics in the recent college cheating scandal revealed by the FBI, the college admission process still favors the rich, according to 3 scholars from one of the affected universities.
It's time for Pennsylvania to think big -- and to make some bold moves.
We're just singing the (Operation) Varsity Blues.
Between 2009 and 2017, rates of major depression among 20- to 21-year-olds more than doubled.
The college admission cheating scandal recently announced by the Department of Justice shows why colleges should admit students via lottery, argues an expert on college admissions.
The college admission scandal that involved big bribes, coaches and Hollywood actors grew out of a system that favors rich parents and gives coaches too much leeway in admissions, a Villanova University sociologist argues