Education

Colleges confront their links to slavery and wrestle with how to atone for past...

Scholars and economists studying racial economic inequality, such as William A. Darity Jr., point to the need for federal action.

Educators first in line for one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine under new statewide plan

Gov. Tom Wolf estimated that the bulk of those educators should be vaccinated and able to return to classrooms by the end of the month. 

More Pa. public school students are homeless, and they’re slipping through the cracks |...

Too many students experiencing homelessness are going undetected, leaving them unable to access the educational protections to which they're entitled, a new report finds.

How a Pa. case may impact what public school students all over the country...

Can schools discipline students for remarks made online? The answer is not entirely clear.

As Philadelphia educators get vaccinated, city’s Black teachers remain underrepresented

Some district teachers are expected to return to their classrooms Wednesday in anticipation of students resuming in-person learning on March 8, the city and school officials said Monday.

Parents are worried public strife at Pgh Public Schools is undermining goals to grow...

For some Lawrenceville residents, particularly young families, there is “The Lawrenceville Problem.”

What I learned when I recreated the famous ‘doll test’ that looked at how...

A researcher recreates a famous 1940s doll experiment to probe how Black preschool children view race and themselves – and finds not much has changed.

Looking to provide ‘support my generation didn’t have’ Penn State alum gifts $1M to...

The largest gift in the center’s history, Conrad’s commitment will provide an expanded home for the campus’s LGBTQ+ and ally communities while enhancing its future programming.

Pa.’s long journey to fair school funding | Editorial Cartoon

Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed a $1.35B infusion for public education, driven out through the state's fair funding formula.

Study: Kinship care plays key role in Pa.’s child welfare system | Thursday Morning...

Children placed with family members when parents can't care for them do better in school and preserve community connections, a new report concludes.