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Pa’s community college students have enough on their plates. They shouldn’t have to worry...

Food insecurity is a growing concern since it can impact students’ academic performance and completion.

At Capitol rally, educators call for charter school funding reform, better oversight

Some 200 educators gathered in the state Capitol rotunda Monday to call for changes in the way the state pays for the taxpayer-funded institutions.
Harrisburg School Board director Carrie Fowler collects signatures for nomination petitions at Harrisburg's Broad Street Market in March. Seven candidates petitioned to challenge five incumbents, all Democrats, in the May 21 primary. Photo source: Citizens to elect Jayne Buchwach to School Board.

Should the state take control of the Harrisburg School District, or should democracy run...

Lawmakers are urging state Education Secretary Pedro Rivera to petition Commonwealth Court to take control of the struggling district.

This is the crisis in higher education in Pennsylvania | Fletcher McClellan

By Fletcher McClellanMay 1 is approaching – the deadline date for students to send deposits to the college of their choice. For students and their families, it is a time of pride and optimism.For...

Auditor general calls on Harrisburg School District to act with ‘greater degree of transparency’

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is the latest state official to wade into the fracas plaguing the capital city’s public school district.

I’m a schoolteacher: I shouldn’t have to work two jobs to make ends meet....

I hope 2019 is the year when lawmakers and the governor throw us a lifeline by raising the minimum teacher salary.

How the Pa. General Assembly is trying to expand rights for crime victims

The House and Senate have approved a dozen victim-centered bills over the last past week, including a few identical versions of the same bill passed by both chambers.