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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

Pennsylvania’s ad hoc school funding is unfair, unpredictable: PennLive letters – PennLive.com

Education DivePennsylvania's ad hoc school funding is unfair, unpredictable: PennLive lettersPennLive.comPennsylvania is one of only three states without a consistently applied school funding formula, which creates unfairness for students and disparities among school districts across the state. State officials must find an equitable method to distribute ...Pennsylvania test scores drop alongside fundingEducation DivePennsylvania student scores declined with reduced funding, test results showGreenfield Daily Reporterall 8 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania’s ad hoc school funding is unfair, unpredicable: PennLive letters – PennLive.com

Education DivePennsylvania's ad hoc school funding is unfair, unpredicable: PennLive lettersPennLive.comPennsylvania is one of only three states without a consistently applied school funding formula, which creates unfairness for students and disparities among school districts across the state. State officials must find an equitable method to distribute ...Pennsylvania test scores drop alongside fundingEducation DiveDN Editorial: Formula for disasterPhilly.comall 3 news articles » Continue reading

What’s the deal with school funding reform in Pennsylvania? – LancasterOnline

What's the deal with school funding reform in Pennsylvania?LancasterOnlineSpecific Pennsylvania officials named in the suit are Gov. Tom Corbett; Sen. Joe Scarnati, President Pro-Tempore of the Senate; Rep. Samuel Smith, Speaker of the House; and Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq. The suit also names the Pennsylvania ... Continue reading

Need for new community college in Northwestern Pennsylvania questioned – Tribune-Review

Need for new community college in Northwestern Pennsylvania questionedTribune-ReviewPennsylvania lawmakers will spend $1.2 million this year to establish a community college for the state's northwest corner even as critics question the need for a new state-sponsored school amid budget cuts. Trustees of the unnamed rural community ... Continue reading

Top donors to hash out union contracts with Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Wolf – Tribune-Review

Top donors to hash out union contracts with Pennsylvania Gov.-elect WolfTribune-ReviewGroups such as AFSCME, SEIU and the Pennsylvania School Education Association spent the past four years railing against the policies of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, who lost to Wolf. But during the Democratic primary, Wolf did not receive their support.and more » Continue reading

What will Wolf do with Corbett’s ‘Healthy Pennsylvania’ plan – WFMZ Allentown

What will Wolf do with Corbett's 'Healthy Pennsylvania' planWFMZ Allentown“What Healthy Pennsylvania has is what's called a private coverage option, so it's using those federal dollars that were going to be made available towards Medicaid expansion, but it's supplied to what would be considered essentially a commercial plan ...Pennsylvania, federal elections mean different things for energy industryPittsburgh Post-GazetteIs Pennsylvania behind or ahead of the times?Allentown Morning CallOP-ED: Education matters to Pennsylvania votersYork DispatchSunbury Daily Itemall 166 news articles » Continue reading

School districts, parents, activists sue Pennsylvania over school funding – Philly.com

Philly.comSchool districts, parents, activists sue Pennsylvania over school fundingPhilly.comAlleging that Pennsylvania's education-funding system is "irrational and inequitable," a group of parents, school districts, and organizations on Monday sued the commonwealth, saying it had failed to provide all students with an appropriate education.Schools suing Pa. Department of Education over fundingAllentown Morning CallPennsylvania School Districts Sue State Over Education FundingHuffington PostSchool advocates sue Pennsylvania over funding6abc.comPittsburgh Post-Gazette -Philadelphia Magazine (blog)all 64 news articles » Continue reading

School advocates sue Pennsylvania over funding – Sunbury Daily Item

Philadelphia Magazine (blog)School advocates sue Pennsylvania over fundingSunbury Daily ItemSix school districts, seven parents, the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools and the NAACP are the plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed by Clark's organization and the Philadelphia-based Education Law Center. Defendants include the governor ...Pennsylvania School Districts Sue State Over Education FundingHuffington PostSix school districts file suit against Pennsylvania over school fundingPittsburgh Post-GazetteLawsuit: School Funding in Pennsylvania is UnconstitutionalPhiladelphia Magazine (blog)all 54 news articles » Continue reading

Six school districts file suit against Pennsylvania over school funding – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Six school districts file suit against Pennsylvania over school fundingPittsburgh Post-GazetteHARRISBURG — A group of parents, school districts and organizations say they are filing a lawsuit today challenging how Pennsylvania funds its public schools. The suit complains that Pennsylvania has adopted “an irrational and inequitable school ...School advocates sue Pennsylvania over fundingabc27School advocates sue Pennsylvania over funding systemThe Patriot-News - PennLive.comSchools suing PA officials over education fundingAllentown Morning CallNew Jersey Heraldall 36 news articles » Continue reading