Education

FBI to investigate threats made against school board members, teachers

BY: - October 6, 2021

School board meetings have also been under attack for mask mandates to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in schools.

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New Pa. program aims to help at-risk kids stay out of foster care, group homes | Tuesday Coffee

BY: - October 5, 2021

Supporters bill the Family First Prevention Services Act as a historic step forward in protecting, promoting child welfare.

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Here’s how education reform can support teachers instead of undermining them | Opinion

BY: - October 5, 2021

Oct. 5 is World Teachers Day. More than ever, educators around the world need our support.

‘We are Philadelphia’s university’: As he takes the helm Temple’s new prez talks future plans

BY: - October 4, 2021

'Just like with the academic curriculum, we need to make sure that we are keeping current with the changing landscape of athletics,' Temple President Jason Wingard said.

Democrats’ vision for free community college would boost undocumented students

BY: - October 4, 2021

A lifeline for many people now denied access to higher education could also reignite controversies in Republican-leaning states over immigration and federal overreach.

Congress has a plan for universal pre-K. Will states opt in?

BY: - October 3, 2021

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has stressed her commitment to keeping in provisions relating to children, such as universal pre-K.

Responding to frustrations, Health Department says it’s working on communication with K-12 schools

BY: - October 1, 2021

“Of course, this school year has caused a lot of questions with a lot of schools operating in-person, and we’re doing our best to evolve our process to be more responsive,” acting state Health Secretary Alison Beam said.

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Here’s why charter schools in Pa., elsewhere aren’t as ‘public’ as they claim they are | Opinion

BY: - October 1, 2021

Charter schools are not as accessible to the public as they are often made out to be

Wolf administration responds to nationwide bus driver shortage, allows ‘limited’ reimbursements for families

BY: - September 30, 2021

Wolf administration expands licensing opportunities to help schools struggling amid a nationwide bus driver shortage

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Congress must make a continued difference in the lives of youth in foster care | Opinion

BY: - September 30, 2021

More than 20,000 young people are at risk of being forced out of foster care and being immediately cut off from services that will expire after today

Pa. House GOP splits, votes down vouchers for closed schools, mask requirements

BY: - September 30, 2021

The conflicts at play in Sonney’s amendment and DelRosso’s underlying bill — between public and private education, and how to respond to the pandemic — join one long running debate with a more current flash point.

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I’m a Central York grad. The book ban was an embarrassment | Ray E. Landis

BY: - September 29, 2021

Will local residents follow-up their activism in the voting booth in November?