Inside Pa.’s proposed ‘Parental Bill of Rights,’ which critics are calling homophobic
The legislation would place limits on teachings of sexual orientation and gender identity in younger grades.
Book bans reflect outdated beliefs about how children read | Opinion
Many adults presume that exposure to particular literary content will invariably produce particular effects.
Pa. a national leader as an ‘unprecedented flood’ of book bans engulfs U.S. school districts
The other states with the most incidents of banning are Texas, Florida, and Tennessee
How to keep kids curious. Five questions answered | Opinion
Curiosity is a natural capacity, present in nonhuman animals as well as in humans from a very young age.
These high school ‘classics’ have been taught for years. Are their days numbered? | Opinion
Does a new generation of students require a new generation of literary classics?
Teachers are ‘critical for the strength of our nation’ 2nd Gentleman Doug Emhoff says in Pa. visit
In Allentown and Philly, VP Kamala Harris' husband talked public schools and more.
In debt and underfunded, Pa.’s student debt crisis is no surprise | Thursday Morning Coffee
The total outstanding student debt in Pa. shot up from from $19B in 2003 to $76B today, according to new research.
Philly elementary school renamed for LGBTQ activist Gloria Casarez
Casarez., who died in 2014, lived nearby and attended the school named in her honor.
Raises, bonuses and more: Philly school district outlines its recruitment and retention plan
The average teacher salary will be about $82,000 in the state's largest school district this year.
How politicians are seeking to control classroom discussions about slavery | Opinion
A Texas proposal to refer to slavery as 'involuntary relocation' is part of an ongoing effort to hide its horrific and brutal nature.
Pa. back-to-school spending at all-time high amid inflation, supply chain concerns
The state's back-to-school shoppers are expected to spend $814 per child for clothing and supplies.