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Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education hopeful enrollment drop is abating – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazettePennsylvania State System of Higher Education hopeful enrollment drop is abatingPittsburgh Post-GazetteLeaders of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities say they are hopeful that a prolonged enrollment slide, fueled partly by declining high school graduation rates, is abating, even as newly released figures confirmed a fourth consecutive yearly loss.Pennsylvania's state colleges asking for sharp increase in appropriationsPittsburgh Business Timesall 6 news articles » Continue reading

Education a key issue among Pennsylvania voters – Citizens Voice

Education a key issue among Pennsylvania votersCitizens VoiceHARRISBURG — Statewide voters rank education and schools, unemployment and personal finances, government and politicians, taxes and energy issues and gas prices in descending order as the top five most important problems facing Pennsylvania.EDITORIAL: Lawmakers earn an 'F' in fair funding formula for schoolsThe Mercuryall 3 news articles » Continue reading

Education circuit riders coming to Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

San Jose InsideEducation circuit riders coming to PennsylvaniaPittsburgh Post-GazetteHARRISBURG -- A corps of current and former school administrators is preparing to travel Pennsylvania to mobilize local officials for efforts to revamp K-12 education funding. The initiative comes as a state commission charged with recommending a new ...'Circuit riders' to push for fair education funding in Pa.Allentown Morning CallEducation associations deploy corps to advocate for fair funding formulaLancasterOnlineNATHAN BENEFIELD: Misconceptions cloud Pa. school funding debateThe MercuryNew Castle Newsall 12 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania website seeks public feedback on what students should learn – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania website seeks public feedback on what students should learnPittsburgh Post-GazetteOne of the math skills that's fair game for third-graders on state standardized tests is multiplication tables up to 10 times 10. Now members of the public have a chance to let the state know whether that — or any other “eligible content” in math or ... Continue reading

Protocol outlined for Pennsylvania Ebola monitoring – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Protocol outlined for Pennsylvania Ebola monitoringPittsburgh Post-GazetteBarbara Smith, a registered nurse with Mount Sinai Health Systems, demonstrates the proper technique for donning protective gear during an Ebola educational session for health care workers in New York City.Pennsylvania Department of Health: Plans in place for unlikely Ebola caseYork DispatchPennsylvania lawmakers hold hearing on Ebola preparednessWFMZ AllentownPennsylvania Joins New Jersey in CDC's Ebola Monitoring PlanNBC 10 Philadelphiaall 6 news articles » Continue reading

‘Fracking tax’ in play in Pennsylvania governor race – Al Jazeera America (blog)

Newsworks.org'Fracking tax' in play in Pennsylvania governor raceAl Jazeera America (blog)Pennsylvania Republican Governor Tom Corbett's reelection campaign is being fought, and lost, over the issue of public education. Corbett has consistently trailed his Democratic opponent by double digits in polls where voters have repeatedly identified ...Pennsylvania's crumbling infrastructure and its role in the governor raceNewsworks.orgWATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania Governor candidate Tom Wolf to lay out his plan for ...The Delaware County Daily TimesLow opinion of Pennsylvania voters?Sunbury Daily ItemStateImpact Pennsylvaniaall 59 news articles » Continue reading

A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania! – Allentown Morning Call

A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania!Allentown Morning CallWhat separates Pennsylvania Philharmonic from many other symphonies is its commitment to education and outreach. It was formed to brings music to parts of the state without an abundance of classical music. And it is drawing its musical talent from a ... Continue reading

Pennsylvania-owned universities, Pitt seek sharply higher state funding – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania-owned universities, Pitt seek sharply higher state fundingPittsburgh Post-GazetteTwo actions, including one this morning in Harrisburg, indicate growing restlessness among Pennsylvania's public universities with several years of flat state funding or sharp appropriation cuts to their campuses. The board overseeing Pennsylvania's 14 ...State funding could prevent tuition increase at Kutztown, other state-owned ...WFMZ Allentownall 4 news articles » Continue reading

New Study: Pennsylvania second-best state to be a teacher – Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

New Study: Pennsylvania second-best state to be a teacherWilkes Barre Times-Leader“While I am pleased Pennsylvania is ranked second in the nation,” Wilkes interim School of Education Dean Rhonda Waskiewicz wrote in an email, “folks need to remember this reflects work environment, opportunity, and competition for teachers rather than ... Continue reading

WTAE Channel 4 to Broadcast Final Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Debate – WTAE Pittsburgh

WTAE PittsburghWTAE Channel 4 to Broadcast Final Pennsylvania Gubernatorial DebateWTAE PittsburghWTAE Channel 4 has partnered with The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania to host the final gubernatorial debate between the incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf on Wednesday, October 8 from its Pittsburgh ...Pennsylvania purges questionable postings from jobs websiteAllentown Morning CallBig money flows into Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaignTribune-ReviewPA Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Education, Pension IssuesWatchdog WireGristall 58 news articles » Continue reading