Erie, Pennsylvania, and the Death of Public Education – Huffington Post

Erie, Pennsylvania, and the Death of Public Education – Huffington Post

Huffington PostErie, Pennsylvania, and the Death of Public EducationHuffington PostIn Pennsylvania, we have focused on developing one of the most dysfunctional funding systems in the country. We have a huge gap between rich and poor schools. We have a charter system that allows charter schools to bleed public school systems dry (in … Read more: Erie, Pennsylvania, and the Death of Public Education – Huffington Post Share...

Pennsylvania to require anti-hazing policies in schools – Education Week (subscription)

Pennsylvania to require anti-hazing policies in schoolsEducation Week (subscription)HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislation that would require high schools and middle schools to write and enforce anti-hazing policies is through the Pennsylvania Legislature and on its way to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's desk. The bill passed the House on …and more » Follow this link: Pennsylvania to require anti-hazing policies in schools – Education Week (subscription) Share...
Auditor: Pennsylvania schools might be overpaying for busing – Education Week (subscription)

Auditor: Pennsylvania schools might be overpaying for busing – Education Week (subscription)

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAuditor: Pennsylvania schools might be overpaying for busingEducation Week (subscription)HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania school districts that don't seek bids on busing contracts might be spending millions of dollars more than necessary to get kids to and from school. That's according to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, who said …Auditor: Pennsylvania's school districts overspending on pupil busingPittsburgh Post-GazettePennsylvania auditor general demands action over school transportation reimbursementsTimesonline.comall 21 news articles » More: Auditor: Pennsylvania schools might be overpaying for busing – Education Week (subscription) Share...

Pennsylvania has underfunded schools, U.S. education official says – Timesonline.com

Pennsylvania has underfunded schools, U.S. education official saysTimesonline.comBOSTON — Pennsylvania isn't pulling its weight when it comes to funding education, U.S. Secretary of Education John King said Monday. When asked about special education being an “unfunded federal mandate” by a Philadelphia-based reporter during the …and more » Continued here: Pennsylvania has underfunded schools, U.S. education official says – Timesonline.com Share...
The cold realities of education in a poor Pennsylvania school district – Philadelphia Public School Notebook

The cold realities of education in a poor Pennsylvania school district – Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Philadelphia Public School NotebookThe cold realities of education in a poor Pennsylvania school districtPhiladelphia Public School NotebookFirst, in Pennsylvania, as in many other states, local property taxes make up a big chunk of the money schools have to spend on their students. If your community is property-poor, that means less property tax revenue for your schools. There's also a …and more » See the original post here: The cold realities of education in a poor Pennsylvania school district – Philadelphia Public School Notebook Share...