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Judge moves to put Harrisburg City School District under state control

A Dauphin County judge announced Monday morning that he would appoint a receiver to take control of the Harrisburg City School District, effectively putting the troubled school system under state control.

Who gets Pennsylvania’s educational tax credits, and who gets money? Search the EITC data...

Every year, businesses clamor to claim Pennsylvania’s educational tax credits, which allow them to lower their tax bills by donating to private school scholarship funds, pre-K programs, and other educational enrichment initiatives.We explained how...

EITC, explained: How Pennsylvania’s educational tax credits are used, who benefits, and more

Here’s a look at how the program works and who stands to benefit from it.

Public school advocates called for greater accountability for cyber charters. Then things got heated

A small rally in favor of cyber charter school funding reform led to a heated debate between education advocates in the state Capitol on Tuesday, the same day the House considered a slate of...

Wolf says he will veto bill to expand tax credits for private, religious school...

Currently, there is not enough support in either chamber to override a veto from Wolf.

Bill that nearly doubles size of tax credit program for private school scholarships heading...

Wolf, a Democrat, has not said whether or not he will veto the expansion, which was sponsored by House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny.

With new tip line in place, lawmakers push schools to address reported threats

In the wake of the Parkland shooting, Pennsylvania's Legislature last year poured $60 million into school safety funding while also creating a statewide tip line to report threats of school violence.

Tell your legislator to support this Pa. Senate bill that keeps kids on track...

We urge everyone to call your legislators and ask them to support Brown's proposal.

Why Pa. needs a new statewide costing-out study for public education | Opinion

It's budget time: Which makes it a good time to take a fresh look at how Pennsylvania pays for its public schools