Commentary

It’s beyond time to address the soaring cost of cyber-charter schools | Opinion

BY: - June 30, 2022

Cyber-charter tuition likely represents the most inefficient spending in Pa. school finance.

We cannot wait any longer to disarm hate | Shira Goodman

BY: - June 30, 2022

The new gun reform law passed by Congress, and signed by President Joe Biden, is a first step. We still have much work to do.

To help our children reach a successful future, we need to boost Level Up funding | Opinion

BY: - June 30, 2022

Call your legislator today and let them know that Level Up is a jumpstart for Pa. school districts.

‘Believe Them’: In new Pa. ad, Dems warn GOP wants national abortion ban | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 29, 2022

With a key swing state on the line in 2022, Dems want voters to take the GOP literally and seriously.

What the GOP and a Greek tragedy have in common | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - June 29, 2022

Today’s partisans in the MAGA movement are little more than actors in an updated version of a Greek tragedy directed by an unqualified, power hungry, dissembling, narcissistic, demagogic, would-be despot.

Who runs Harrisburg? You or the corporate elite? | Opinion

BY: - June 29, 2022

With the budget clock ticking down, lawmakers have a choice to help working Pennsylvanians.

Fair funding for Pa. schools also means fair funding for special education | Opinion

BY: - June 29, 2022

All kids want to do well in school; some just require additional assistance and extra tools to get there.

Pa., Norfolk Southern get a deal to expand W.Pa rail access | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 28, 2022

The more than $200M agreement eventually will add a 2nd daily Amtrak trip from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg, officials said.

To engage the ‘will of the voters,’ you also have to empower them | Opinion

BY: - June 28, 2022

The bad faith use of the constitutional amendment process reduces the power of voters under the guise of increasing it.

The U.S. has a long and shameful history of treating women like property | Michael Coard

BY: - June 28, 2022

Free white women's bodies have it bad in the U.S. History shows that enslaved Black girls' bodies had it worse.

With Roe headed to the states, every vote this fall matters | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 27, 2022

Speaking for a tyrannical minority, the Supreme Court widened the cracks in our national foundation.

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What the Supreme Court’s abortion decision means for reproductive health | Analysis

BY: - June 27, 2022

The overturning of Roe will affect the lives of millions of people who can become pregnant.