What’s the fallout from Pa.’s landmark school funding trial? | Analysis
With the school year ending, and budget season beckoning, does the General Assembly go from here?
Community College of Philadelphia, Philly Housing Authority team up to offer student housing
'We are doing everything in our power to ease the burdens our students face,' college President Donald Generals said.
Pa. Education Secretary Noe Ortega is leaving, Wolf admin says
Adding to a list of recent, high-profile departures, Pennsylvania Education Secretary Noe Ortega will leave his job on April 29, Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said Friday. Ortega is “taking this time to focus on family and to consider his next professional pursuit,” administration spokesperson Elizabeth Rementer told the Capital-Star. Ortega ascended to the top spot […]
Health insurance coverage for kids through Medicaid and CHIP helps their moms too | Analysis
It contributes to family stability and encourages healthier behavior, researchers found.
What are book bans really about? Fear | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The river of knowledge only flows in one direction. Our job is to keep it free of obstructions.
LGBTQ community, people of color in the crosshairs of banned book movement
Students in the Central York school district successfully fought a book ban in their district.
The real school choice: Paying for career/technical education or charter schools | Opinionn
The millions school districts spend on charters could be spent preparing students for the jobs of the future.
When are book bans unconstitutional? A First Amendment scholar explains | Analysis
Decisions made in public schools are analyzed by the courts differently than censorship in nongovernment contexts.
House passes bill banning transgender women from competing on women’s sports teams
The upper chamber has already taken action on a similar proposal. Sens. Judy Ward, R-Blair, and Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York, introduced a companion bill in the Senate less than a week ago. It then advanced out of the Education Committee on Monday on a party-line vote.
Point Park University to hold first Lavender Graduation for LGBTQ students
By Tia Bailey PITTSBURGH — A Lavender Graduation, or Lav Grad, is a ceremony that honors members of the LGBTQIA+ community who have earned degrees at various colleges and universities. This year, Point Park University will host its inaugural Lavender Graduation to recognize the achievements and successes of LQBTQIA+ students and allies of the community who are a part of […]
Temple U. prez Wingard bikes thru North Philly to talk safety, cooperation with local residents
Temple officials set off on mountain bikes to engage with their neighbors about collaboration and partnership.