Education

We can’t address racial injustice in Pa. without fixing our unfair public school funding...

At a time of great upheaval and change, and in the middle of a global pandemic, we have all been called to acknowledge and confront systemic racism.

Philly schools are still seeking input on improving digital learning

District officials are still planning for three scenarios in case officials order schools to remain closed or there is a second coronavirus outbreak.

School safety grants to cover laptops, hand sanitizer in 2020

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that schools across the commonwealth can begin to apply for a combined $150 million in School Health and Safety Grants, which can be used to purchase cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment; to provide mental health services and professional development to students and staff; and to retrofit school buildings to promote social distancing.

U.S. House Dems call for more federal aid to schools

The aid is especially needed to support low-income students, students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups, lawmakers said.

After 20 years it’s past time for the Legislature to act on cyber-charter school...

Why should taxpayers be funding cyber tuition at the same rate as brick and mortar charters when the cyber charters don't have buiildings?

With state board’s green light, Erie County to become home of Pa.’s 15th community...

The board voted 9-6 in favor of the application during a virtual session on Thursday. The vote came after the regulatory panel spent two days taking testimony on the application.

Star player who expressed interest in going to an HBCU may shake up how...

The college sports world stood up and took notice when top basketball prospect Mikey Williams said he was thinking about going to a HBCU.

To reopen our schools safely, Pennsylvania needs Congress’ help | Opinion

PSEA is joining educators, parents, and community leaders to urge Congress to invest $175 billion in our nation’s schools, colleges, and universities.

Department of Education offers guidelines for 2020-2021 school year, which could start as soon...

Right now, the guidelines are simply that -- suggestions, not enforceable regulations. But officials say says that they represent the best practices that the state can offer.

Live From Clairton: How a tiny W.Pa. mill town is rocking remote learning

While much larger districts have struggled to get distance learning programs up and running, Clairton Elementary is “The Little Engine That Could.”