Education

5 places learn about indigenous people in Pa. this Native American Heritage Month

BY: - November 26, 2021

No matter what region of Pennsylvania you call home, you’re never far from history, including the history of native peoples. 

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Embracing all the bad and the good of U.S. history is how we move forward | Opinion

BY: - November 26, 2021

Inclusion means everyone. And we are all a part of the fabric of these great United States of America.

PASSHE’s Greenstein: School funding is vital to Pa.’s economic growth

BY: - November 23, 2021

'What happens when employers are unable to provide the skilled workers they need to succeed? They move,' he warned.

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2021: Our year of irony and tragedy | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - November 18, 2021

Pay attention; be informed; take action to avoid the impending calamity. It’s the only way we can keep our republic.

‘Do right by our children or find new jobs’: Education advocates call for fair school funding

BY: - November 17, 2021

“For school districts all across the state of Pennsylvania, it’s not already raining — it’s a doggone hurricane,” the Rev. Dwayne Royster, the executive director of POWER Interfaith, a grassroots organization of state congregations, told more than 100 demonstrators holding handmade signs.

At D.C. rally, parents GOP lawmakers vow nat’l push to get critical race theory out of schools

BY: - November 17, 2021

'We’re ready for a new era in education,' U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C. said. 'Other people now know what I’ve known for a long time—parents are a force to be reckoned with.'

Community College of Philly prez picks up national honor for promoting democracy on campus

BY: - November 16, 2021

President Donald Generals has been honored for his leadership in helping college students improve nonpartisan civic learning, political engagement and voter participation.

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We could lose our democracy to a toxic stew of conspiracy & partisanship. What do next | Opinion

BY: - November 15, 2021

Take a deep breath anywhere in the country now, and the acrid tang of our disconnect from reality will sting your senses.

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Pa. school funding’s endless bus ride | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - November 13, 2021

Seven years after it was first filed, a landmark case challenging how Pennsylvania funds its public schools went to to trial this week.

Lawsuit over Pa. school funding goes to trial, witness testimony begins next week

BY: - November 12, 2021

The trial is expected to run through January and could change how Pennsylvania public schools are funded.

Years-old lawsuit challenging Pa. school funding heads to trial

BY: - November 12, 2021

The trial, expected to span two months in Commonwealth Court, revolves around the formula used to fund Pennsylvania public schools.

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Report: Federal spending on children rose to 4-year high in 2021 | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 12, 2021

The share of federal spending on children rose to 11.2 percent in 2021, a 3.5 percent increase over 2020, a new report concludes.