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How one Harrisburg woman is helping city youth achieve their post-high school dreams |...

Have you ever heard the saying "It’s not where you’re from, it’s where you’re at?”That saying means a lot to me because I am only one vessel who can only achieve so much positive...

Mayor Kenney calls for tuition-free community college in Philly, but details remain vague

There's support for the proposal, but school officials say they're waiting for more details from the city's Democratic mayor.

Campaign 2020: How an old debate over religion in school is opening up again...

By David MislinAs the 2020 election approaches in the United States, President Donald Trump is adding school prayer to the list of contentious issues up for debate.At a rally in early January he announced...

Pa’s Fitzpatrick’s votes with Dems to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

Republicans said the bill, which faces a White House veto, was another Democratic attempt to undermine President Donald Trump during impeachment.

Management companies don’t have the same rights as charter schools, appeals board rules

A powerful state board ruled on Tuesday that charter management companies, the private entities that primarily operate charter schools in southeastern Pennsylvania, don’t have the same rights as their charter school clients to challenge...

Why we need to jump-start Pa.’s ‘stalled’ investment in early childhood care and education...

Imagine what Pennsylvania could be if every child got the right start as a little one. Pennsylvania’s young children and their families deserve better.

Map: 100 Pa. schools found lead in their drinking water. Here’s how they responded.

Water at more than 100 buildings in 32 districts across Pennsylvania had unsafe levels of lead in the 2018-2019 school year, according to a list the Pennsylvania Department of Education published in late November.

School closings can hit rural communities hard — without any benefit | Opinion

Often schools close out of a belief that taking this step will save money and help students. Whether or not those benefits materialize, there are downsides for the locals.

This is what happens when community college is made free | Opinion

Free community college increases the number of people graduating with associate degrees, but it would also likely decrease the number of people completing bachelor’s degrees.

Meet the African American man charged with bringing Glen Mills back from the dead

“There is no doubt about it that we have a long, uphill climb in front of us,” Christopher Spriggs said. “But I think we are headed in the right direction.”