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Equity First Calls for $400 Million in New Basic Ed Funding...

(Equity First) Act 126 of 2014 established the Special Education Funding formula law (“SEF formula”) and Act 35 of 2016 established the Basic Education...

Editorial: Free and reduced college tuition deserves a look

(DeCoTimes) When it comes to the commitment the Commonwealth makes to all its students, the language in the Pennsylvania Constitution is as unambiguous as it...

Twenty Years of Basic Education Funding in Pennsylvania

(Equity First) June 14, 2018 - Even though the national recession started in December 2007, the last four-year term of Governor Edward G. Rendell...
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Infinite Opportunities: Paying for College

(State System of Higher Education) This roundtable discussion on Infinite Opportunities will focus on various ways to pay for college. Angelo Hronis, a senior at...

State University Faculty Are An Appreciating Asset

(Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy, by David Atkinson) Recent news stories make crystal clear that the fourteen universities constituting the State System of Higher...

Lawmakers introduce “free college tuition” bills

(WBRE/WYOU) - Many college students will tell you,  loan repayments after graduation is a major concern.  Some Philadelphia area lawmakers are proposing free tuition. If...

Pennsylvania eyes statewide school threats reporting system

(Pocono Record - Marc Levy/AP) Pennsylvania’s Senate advanced legislation on Wednesday to set up a state-administered program to take anonymous reports of dangerous activities...

STUDY: TEACHERS IN PENNSYLVANIA ARE UNDERCOMPENSATED

(Third & State - by Mark Price) The Economic Policy Institute is out today with a new paper authored by Jeffrey Keefe examining compensation for public school teachers...

As Pa.’s cost of college rises, legislature proposes free tuition, room...

(PennLive) Legislators in both the state House and Senate introduced legislation to make tuition free at each of the state-owned and state-related universities and...

Will The State Supreme Court Next Impose An Education Funding Map?

(Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy) That the reconstituted Democrat-controlled state Supreme Court would invalidate the Republican-crafted congressional district lines approved in 2011 was...

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