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Under Pedro Rivera, a new direction for Pennsylvania education policy – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post GazetteUnder Pedro Rivera, a new direction for Pennsylvania education policyPittsburgh Post GazetteCandace Roper, a Lancaster school director, said Mr. Rivera's elevation to education secretary is a loss for her district but a huge gain for students across Pennsylvania. During his time in Lancaster, proficiency and graduation rates improved and the ...Man tapped to lead PA Education Dept. wants to restore faith in systemAllentown Morning Callall 7 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania, New Jersey medical care providers ramp up measles education … – lehighvalleylive.com

lehighvalleylive.comPennsylvania, New Jersey medical care providers ramp up measles education ...lehighvalleylive.comMedical care providers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey say a growing number of suspected measles cases has given them the opportunity to educate worried parents about preventing the disease. Vaccination is easily the most effective method of prevention ...Pa. health officials, physicians stress importance of vaccinations amid ...Uniontown Herald Standardall 1,267 news articles » Continue reading

How do charter schools affect education in Pennsylvania? – PennLive.com

PennLive.comHow do charter schools affect education in Pennsylvania?PennLive.com29, PennLive will run a series of stories the decade-long, multi-million dollar campaign by for-profit schools to to alter laws and education in Pennsylvania. Cast your vote in our poll, defend your position in the comments and let us know how charter ... Continue reading

Public education funding might get overhaul in Pennsylvania, website reports – NOLA.com

NOLA.comPublic education funding might get overhaul in Pennsylvania, website reportsNOLA.comPennsylvania is looking to revamp its K-12 public education funding system, but limited cash flows are complicating matters, Education Week reports. The state faces a near $2 billion shortfall, and has exhausted much of its credit. An overhaul might ...and more » Continue reading

Pa. Fact Finder: Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania ranks 45th for public … – The Reporter

Pa. Fact Finder: Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania ranks 45th for public ...The ReporterTell us what you'd like to see us fact-check -- whether it has to do with state or local government, schools, public safety or other topics. Make sure your idea is fact-checkable: For example, a statement by an official that a certain project would ...and more » Continue reading

Pennsylvania lawmakers take another look at openness at state-related … – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post GazettePennsylvania lawmakers take another look at openness at state-related ...Pittsburgh Post GazetteState Senate legislation intended to require more public disclosure by Pennsylvania's four state-related universities, as currently written, would enable them to shield from the public many of their largest employee salaries — figures they currently ... Continue reading

Pennsylvania lawmakers taking another look at openness at state-related … – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post GazettePennsylvania lawmakers taking another look at openness at state-related ...Pittsburgh Post GazetteState Senate legislation intended to require more public disclosure by Pennsylvania's four state-related universities, as currently written, would enable them to shield from the public many of their largest employee salaries — figures they currently ... Continue reading

Wolf was right — Pennsylvania does have a self-image problem: John L. Micek – PennLive.com (blog)

PennLive.com (blog)Wolf was right -- Pennsylvania does have a self-image problem: John L. MicekPennLive.com (blog)He went on: "And I think one of the responsibilities that leadership in Pennsylvania has to address, head on, is not only the structural issues in education, transportation, all those things, but also the psychological issues that keep us and hold us ... Continue reading

Pennsylvania’s problem? Low self-esteem, Wolf says – Philly.com

Philly.comPennsylvania's problem? Low self-esteem, Wolf saysPhilly.com"I think one of the responsibilities that leadership in Pennsylvania [has] to address head on - not only the structural issues in education, transportation, all those things, but also the psychological issues that keep us, hold us, back," Wolf told ... Continue reading

Record low temperatures delay start of school in Western Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post GazetteRecord low temperatures delay start of school in Western PennsylvaniaPittsburgh Post GazetteYet another Arctic blast is delaying the start of school this morning for dozens of districts across Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh Public Schools is on a two-hour delay. Check here for a complete list of delays and closings via the Post-Gazette's ... Continue reading