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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

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

Enrollment falls again at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities – WPXI Pittsburgh

witf.orgEnrollment falls again at Pennsylvania's state-owned universitiesWPXI PittsburghThe Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has raised tuition 3 percent, working to reduce a $30 million budget deficit and deflect criticism from lawmakers who insist the system hampered development at some universities. Chancellor Frank Brogan ...Enrollment appears to slip again at Pennsylvania state universities for fourth ...The RepublicEnrollment dips at 14 state system universitieswitf.orgall 9 news articles » Continue reading

The race for governor: How Tom Wolf would address 3 pressing Pennsylvania … – Tribune-Review

York Daily Record/Sunday NewsThe race for governor: How Tom Wolf would address 3 pressing Pennsylvania ...Tribune-ReviewFor nearly two years, I have traveled the commonwealth talking with workers, business owners and struggling families about the need for a fresh start to get Pennsylvania moving again, fully fund our public schools, revitalize the state's stagnant ...Did 27000 Pennsylvania educators get laid off under Gov. Tom Corbett? (Pa ...York Daily Record/Sunday NewsNews Minute: Latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Pressabc27Pennsylvania Governor Trails Challenger By 20 Points, Poll FindsBusiness InsiderSlate Magazine (blog) -RH Reality Checkall 337 news articles » Continue reading

Snow days may be thing of the past for Pennsylvania students – The Express-Times – lehighvalleylive.com

Snow days may be thing of the past for Pennsylvania studentsThe Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.comThe Pennsylvania Department of Education announced this week that it is piloting a program that allows students to learn from home on days snow shutters schools. The program goes into effect this school year and is open to all 500 Pennsylvania districts. Continue reading