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.
We urge everyone to call your legislators and ask them to support Brown's proposal.
It's budget time: Which makes it a good time to take a fresh look at how Pennsylvania pays for its public schools
Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed funding two programs at $45 million and $10 million, respectively, in the state’s 2019-20 budget.
‘Complete craziness’: County court injunction halts special board meeting in Harrisburg as district fights...
A Dauphin County judge halted a meeting of the embattled Harrisburg School Board with an injunction Thursday night, just minutes before board members were expected to vote publicly on new contracts for top administrators.
Education Secretary Pedro Rivera filed the emergency injunction on Thursday morning, the same day that the Harrisburg School Board of Directors is scheduled to hold a special meeting to vote on personnel items.
A Stanford study found that Pennsylvania’s charter schools failed to deliver better reading education to their students than traditional public schools, and often delivered a worse education in math.
Have-not districts are facing ongoing and permanent deficits as expenditure growth continues to outstrip increases in state support. The consequences of these deficits are grim.
The county court has seven days to hold a hearing on the petition, and then 10 days to file a decision on receivership, the Department of Education said in a press release.
The Legislature should support the governor’s proposal to update the compulsory age requirements to better serve our students, families and communities.