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Pennsylvania charter school sports draws debate – Education Week News

Pennsylvania charter school sports draws debateEducation Week NewsBut Bob Lombardi, director of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, which governs scholastic sports in the state, said the arrangement constitutes a "dual enrollment" status for charter school students that is not available to students ...and more » Continue reading

Pennsylvania Senator’s query about a higher education "coordinating council … – Patriot-News

Pennsylvania Senator's query about a higher education "coordinating council ...Patriot-NewsState Senator Andrew Dinniman said Tuesday he thinks Pennsylvania may be nearing the point where there are too many public colleges and universities competing for the same scarce public resources for very similar programs. Pennsylvania capitol.jpg ...and more » Continue reading

Pennsylvania Dept. of Ed. won’t add new Keystone Exams – Lancaster Newspapers

Pennsylvania Dept. of Ed. won't add new Keystone ExamsLancaster NewspapersPennsylvania's Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq speaks in to the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Buy this photo. Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:23 pm | Updated: 4:30 pm, Tue Apr 8, 2014. Pennsylvania Dept. Continue reading

Could Pennsylvania Schools Add a 13th Grade? – Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

Could Pennsylvania Schools Add a 13th Grade?Philadelphia Magazine (blog)Governor Tom Corbett's committee on postsecondary education studied the possibility of adding a 13th grade to Pennsylvania schools, The Patriot-News' Jan Murphy reports. Rob Wonderling, CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and ... Continue reading

5573 Pennsylvania government workers earning more than $100000 – PM news … – The Express-Times

5573 Pennsylvania government workers earning more than $100000 - PM news ...The Express-TimesIn 2013, 5,573 people paid by the state of Pennsylvania made more than $100,000, according to a report. That number has climbed about 16 percent from 2012, according to PennLive.com. The highest earner was Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance ...751 more state government employees joined this elite group in 2013The Patriot-Newsall 2 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania posts race gap in school suspensions – Newsworks.org

Pennsylvania posts race gap in school suspensionsNewsworks.orgPennsylvania is among 12 states or jurisdictions reporting high disparities between the suspension rates of black students and white students in public schools. That's according to a report released Friday by the Department of Education's civil rights ...and more » Continue reading

Lois Farquharson’s continued incarceration is Pennsylvania’s loss: Christopher … – The Patriot-News

Lois Farquharson's continued incarceration is Pennsylvania's loss: Christopher ...The Patriot-NewsJim Cawley have apparently determined that she remains a threat to the citizens of Pennsylvania. Feel safer? I hope so, you're paying for it. Funding for the state's prison system is now our third largest expense behind medical assistance and education ... Continue reading

Editorials from around Pennsylvania – Sacramento Bee

Editorials from around PennsylvaniaSacramento Bee23, Brogan, appearing before the state House Appropriations Committee, told lawmakers that "this probably would be a good time for Pennsylvania to begin a broader look at how we are organized as a state as far as how all things higher education are ...PASCU President Identifies Three Major Obstacles to West Chester's Bid to ...PR Web (press release)all 9 news articles » Continue reading

Legislators propose bill to split up Pennsylvania-owned university system – Tribune-Review

Diverse: Issues in Higher EducatioLegislators propose bill to split up Pennsylvania-owned university systemTribune-Review“Secession may be a short-term fix at a time when Pennsylvania needs a long-term solution,” said Hanna, the minority whip and a member of the state board overseeing 14 state-owned universities under the umbrella of the Pennsylvania State System of ...Proposal Would Allow Some Campuses to Break From Pennsylvania SystemChronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)Proposal would let Pa. universities exit systemLancaster NewspapersLawmakers want to allow state schools to secedeLock Haven ExpressChambersburg Public Opinionall 35 news articles » Continue reading

Funding truce on state aid to Pennsylvania’s public universities appears to be … – The Patriot-News

Funding truce on state aid to Pennsylvania's public universities appears to be ...The Patriot-NewsThe college presidents have a clear basis for their new stance: the 2012 findings of a Corbett-appointed commission on higher education that declared Pennsylvania's support for public colleges and universities at “rock bottom,” and called for funding ...and more » Continue reading