Education

PA Offers More than $1.6 Million to Make Higher Education More Affordable for Parents

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced more than $1.6 million in grant funding to help eligible postsecondary institutions fund scholarships and programming for undergraduate students...

Biweekly Podcast by PHEAA Offers Expert Guidance for College-Bound Students and...

In recognition of Financial Aid Awareness Month, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) extends an invitation to students and their families to tune...

$75 Million in Environmental Grants Available to PA Schools

Recognizing that students cannot learn, grow, and thrive without access to safe and healthy school facilities, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced...

During Financial Aid Awareness Month, PHEAA Urges College-Bound Students to Exercise...

In recognition of Financial Aid Awareness Month, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) urges prospective college students to exercise financial prudence in funding...

Pennsylvania to Invest $100 Million to Help Schools Improve Facilities

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Rick Siger announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved guidelines for the new $100 million Public School...
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Raising the Bar on Education – Episode #228 with Chick2Chick

Has your child been struggling to make the grade since COVID? Harrisburg Academy stayed open during the pandemic. As a result, students at the...

Pennsylvania Awards $4 Million In Career And Technical Education Equipment Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced that more than $4 million in competitive grants has been awarded to 55 career and technical centers (CTCs)...

Mental Health, Staffing, Funding-3 Big Challenges in 2024 Education Report for...

The top three challenges facing schools in Pennsylvania are student mental health needs, staffing shortages and funding. That's according to the 2024 State of Education...

Governor Talks Tuition, Transit and Raising Minimum Wage in His Budget...

Governor Josh Shapiro delivered his 2024-25 Budget Address to the General Assembly.  The governor’s 2024-2025 spending plan, which includes no increases in the state’s sales...

Pennsylvania State Police Sees Another Significant Boost in Cadet Applications ...

The Pennsylvania State Police announced its most recent cadet selection cycle yielded 1,830 applicants eligible for the state trooper exam, another substantive increase in...