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Cost of Education: Teachers look for solutions to Pennsylvania education … – lehighvalleylive.com

lehighvalleylive.comCost of Education: Teachers look for solutions to Pennsylvania education ...lehighvalleylive.com"There's no doubt charter schools have created havoc," said Lauri Lebo, a Pennsylvania State Education Association regional spokeswoman. Bethlehem Area School District lost $14 million to charters last year, according to Bethlehem Area Education ...and more » Continue reading

Pennsylvania budget underfunds education, cuts taxes for the wealthy – World Socialist Web Site

Charlotte ObserverPennsylvania budget underfunds education, cuts taxes for the wealthyWorld Socialist Web SiteThe $29.9 billion budget proposed for Pennsylvania continues the underfunding of education and other social programs along with tax hikes for the working class and tax cuts for the wealthy. Newly elected Democratic Governor Tom Wolf presented the ...Pennsylvania businesses might be split over Wolf's tax planLancasterOnlineall 140 news articles » Continue reading

Commonwealth Court judges weighing Pennsylvania’s, districts’ education … – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteCommonwealth Court judges weighing Pennsylvania's, districts' education ...Pittsburgh Post-GazetteHARRISBURG — Seeking to stymie a legal challenge to how Pennsylvania pays for its public schools, lawyers for the state told a panel of judges Wednesday that education funding is not a matter for the courts to decide. Patrick Northen, an attorney for ...Pennsylvania inmates argue state has illegal execution plansYoungstown VindicatorCourt to take up challenge to Pennsylvania execution drugsWPVI-TVPublic Education Advocates Take Pennsylvania To Court Over School FundingCBS Localall 164 news articles » Continue reading

Gov. Wolf’s budget plan focuses on Pennsylvania’s middle class, education – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post GazetteGov. Wolf's budget plan focuses on Pennsylvania's middle class, educationPittsburgh Post GazetteTom Wolf today proposed an expansive plan for Pennsylvania state government that would shift the burden of education funding from the property tax toward the personal income tax while drawing on natural gas drilling to increase money for schools. Mr ...Pennsylvania governor proposes tax system revamp in $29.9 billion budgetReutersWolf proposes major shift for PennsylvaniaTowanda Daily ReviewNortheastern Pennsylvania legislators comment on Wolf's proposed budgetWilkes Barre Times-LeaderPennLive.com -The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)all 326 news articles » Continue reading

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

Commonwealth Court grants injunction to Pennsylvania teachers union – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteCommonwealth Court grants injunction to Pennsylvania teachers unionPittsburgh Post-GazetteThe home addresses of public school employees are private, at least until a state Supreme Court decision. Commonwealth Court this week issued an order in the case which began in 2009 when the Pennsylvania State Education Association filed a court ...and more » Continue reading

Here’s why Pennsylvania needs a fair school funding formula: Richard Freeman … – PennLive.com

PennLive.comHere's why Pennsylvania needs a fair school funding formula: Richard Freeman ...PennLive.comWhen it comes to funding our schools, economic inequality and educational inequality in Pennsylvania are inextricably intertwined. And we are not moving fast enough to fix it. Gov. Tom Wolf has taken an important first step towards prioritizing public ...Cost of Education: Teachers look for solutions to Pennsylvania education ...lehighvalleylive.comPennsylvania Gov. Wolf proposes $500 million for specific school programsTribune-ReviewIn Letter to Superintendents, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Announces Plan to ...PR Newswire (press release)all 49 news articles » Continue reading

Teachers Union Ex-Treasurer in Pennsylvania Charged with Theft; Waives Case – National Legal and Policy Center

Teachers Union Ex-Treasurer in Pennsylvania Charged with Theft; Waives CaseNational Legal and Policy CenterOn February 18, Grillo, former treasurer of the Charleroi Area Educational Association, was arrested and charged in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Washington County (Pittsburgh area) Court, with three felony counts related to embezzlement of more ... Continue reading

Pennsylvania’s spending gap between rich, poor schools cited – WTAE Pittsburgh

Washington PostPennsylvania's spending gap between rich, poor schools citedWTAE PittsburghPHILADELPHIA —U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says Pennsylvania has the largest spending gap between rich and poor school districts - and that must change. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics shows that high-poverty school ...Pennsylvania schools lead in unequal funding, data showPittsburgh Post-Gazetteall 49 news articles » Continue reading