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Education a key issue among Pennsylvania voters – Citizens Voice

Education a key issue among Pennsylvania votersCitizens VoiceHARRISBURG — Statewide voters rank education and schools, unemployment and personal finances, government and politicians, taxes and energy issues and gas prices in descending order as the top five most important problems facing Pennsylvania.EDITORIAL: Lawmakers earn an 'F' in fair funding formula for schoolsThe Mercuryall 3 news articles » Continue reading

Education circuit riders coming to Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

San Jose InsideEducation circuit riders coming to PennsylvaniaPittsburgh Post-GazetteHARRISBURG -- A corps of current and former school administrators is preparing to travel Pennsylvania to mobilize local officials for efforts to revamp K-12 education funding. The initiative comes as a state commission charged with recommending a new ...'Circuit riders' to push for fair education funding in Pa.Allentown Morning CallEducation associations deploy corps to advocate for fair funding formulaLancasterOnlineNATHAN BENEFIELD: Misconceptions cloud Pa. school funding debateThe MercuryNew Castle Newsall 12 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania unveils new web-based educational resources – The Ripon Advance

Pennsylvania unveils new web-based educational resourcesThe Ripon AdvancePennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett recently launched a new web-based resource for Pennsylvania students, educators and parents that aims to improve student achievement levels. The program, Pennsylvania Learns, was launched through iTunes U to enable ...and more » Continue reading

A fact-check of education funding in Pennsylvania – WFMZ Allentown

eTurboNewsA fact-check of education funding in PennsylvaniaWFMZ AllentownAccording to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, in his final budget, Governor Ed Rendell decreased the state contribution to education by roughly $656 million and replaced it with federal stimulus dollars. "But that was a one time budget ...$3.4 million investment to improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania ...eTurboNewsJohn K. Manna: Ads fly in Pennsylvania's gubernatorial raceNew Castle NewsPennsylvania governor hopefuls target middle class with tax policy adsTribune-ReviewNorthcentralPa.comall 45 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania senator calls for inquiry of education adviser – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pennsylvania senator calls for inquiry of education adviserPittsburgh Post GazetteActivist Gene Stilp on Monday asked the state Ethics Commission to investigate whether Mr. Tomalis is doing his job and on Thursday asked the Bureau of Special Investigations in the Pennsylvania Inspector General's Office and the state auditor general ...and more » Continue reading

Local school superintendents have mixed views on Pennsylvania Core standards – Bradford Era

WTAE PittsburghLocal school superintendents have mixed views on Pennsylvania Core standardsBradford EraCorbett has ordered Pennsylvania Department of Education public hearings held on Pennsylvania Core — state standards that grew out of the controversial federal Common Core Standards. Pennsylvania Core, adopted in 2013, aligns curriculum across the ...Pennsylvania Education secretary outlines Common Core reviewWTAE PittsburghPa. ed secretary outlines Common Core reviewWHP Harrisburgall 90 news articles » Continue reading

SPP Scores Cause Buzz in Pennsylvania – WHAG

SPP Scores Cause Buzz in PennsylvaniaWHAGDue to a 'Right to Know' request, the Pennsylvania Department of Education recently released the first School Performance Profile rankings to the public, giving an inside look into schools and the district's performance for the 2012-2013 academic year.Districts focused on improvement with release of School Performance Profile ...Meadville Tribuneall 3 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania Governor Latest To Turn On Common Core – Daily Caller

Tampabay.comPennsylvania Governor Latest To Turn On Common CoreDaily CallerPennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is the latest Republican elected official to back off from support of Common Core multistate education standards. Corbett issued a press release that calls for “continued public review” of the standards and ordering the ...Corbett calls for hearings on Pennsylvania Core standardsPocono Record2 Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers dispute Corbett's education reviewTribune-ReviewCritics of Pennsylvania 'core' standards chalk up Corbett's planned review to ...The RepublicPittsburgh Post-Gazette -The Patriot-News - PennLive.comall 172 news articles » Continue reading

Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges offer accessible, flexible and affordable … – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazettePennsylvania's 14 community colleges offer accessible, flexible and affordable ...Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThe Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges couldn't agree more with the recent study by the College Savings Foundation (“Students, Parents Trying Cost-Saving Two-Year Colleges as a Starting Point to Higher Ed,” Sept. 3) showing that 26 ...and more » Continue reading

Pennsylvania State Police museum in Hershey to expand – The Patriot-News – PennLive.com

Pennsylvania State Police museum in Hershey to expandThe Patriot-News - PennLive.comThis history, as well as a sampling of the department's help in dealing with murders, kidnappings, prison riots, floods, explosions, airplane crashes and more, is on display at the Pennsylvania State Police Historical, Educational and Memorial Center ... Continue reading