Education

Athletes and parents rally for school sports in Harrisburg

Arguing that they'd suffer physical and emotional setbacks and jeopardize their scholarship and recruitment chances, more than 100 high school athletes and their supporters rallied on the state Capitol’s steps Thursday to deliver a...

LGBTQ teachers forced to balance schoolwork and staying safe

"Falling behind is an imaginary landmark that shifts with the times ... dead kids can’t be successful. Dead kids can’t live out their dreams."

Todo listo para la celebración virtual de regreso a clases del Latino Community Center...

Por PresentéPITTSBURGH -- Cada año, el Latino Community Center organiza una fiesta de regreso a clases para los niños latinos que residen en Pittsburgh.En los últimos años, este evento ha beneficiado a mas de...

Daycare centers shouldered big costs, shutdowns from COVID-19. Some say they can’t reopen without...

A new report by Penn State Harrisburg found that the pandemic is poised to create $325 million in new costs for Pennsylvania day care centers,

Concerned parents speak up about racism, discrimination at Waldorf School of Philadelphia

Black parents and other parents of color say they and their families experience rampant racism and discrimination at The Waldorf School of Philadelphia.

Some key reads as kids head back to school | Five for Your Weekend

There's been a lot of discussion about how the school year will play out and guidance governing the schools. Here's a short list of some of our most recent education/school-related articles to help you catch up. 

Pittsburgh students criticize universities pushing what some see as COVID-19 ‘liability forms’

When Olivia Enders tried to log into her University of Pittsburgh email account, something odd happened. Instead of the usual login page, she was met with a statement containing two online forms: a Pitt Community Compact and a Return to Campus Student Acknowledgment.

With classes starting soon, Wolf administration issues new guidance for safe school reopening

(*This story was updated at 3:12 p.m. on 8/10/20 to include comment from the Pennsylvania State Education Association)Pennsylvania school districts should consider two weeks' worth of data on COVID-19 cases before they think about...

Delco Black Caucus calls for change after heated BLM protest

State Sen. Anthony Williams said in a news conference on Friday that the caucus isn’t out for revenge; rather they are simply seeking justice.

Philly launches initiative to help students gain internet access

PHLConnectED is part of the first stage of the city’s larger digital equity initiative that supports internet adoption and digital literacy skills development for all Philadelphia residents.