Education

Bill Expanding School Choice Scholarships Going to the Governor

Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) applauded Senate passage of his legislation that enhances a vital school choice program in Pennsylvania. House...

PA Announces $22 Million in Community Learning Centers Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced $22 million in 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grants have been awarded to a variety of...

PA Education Secretary Testifies that School Attendance Proposals Will Benefit Students

Testifying before the state House Education Committee, Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera told lawmakers that changing the Commonwealth’s compulsory school attendance age will...

College Enrollment Down in PA and Across the Country: Spring 2019...

In spring 2019, overall postsecondary enrollments decreased 1.7 percent, or nearly 300,000 students from the previous spring, according to a new report by the...

Pennsylvania Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on International Space Station

Students from Pennsylvania will have an opportunity to speak live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday, June 3. The Earth-to-space call...

New Funding to Get Rural Students Involved in Manufacturing and Robotics...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for Bridge Builders Community Foundations to get students in rural areas of Northwest Pennsylvania involved in educational...

“The American Dream – I am an Entrepreneur” Workshop Kicks off...

Central Penn College in Summerdale, PA announces a new Entrepreneur Speaker Series that will showcase local business owners and leaders, as well as faculty members....

Business Partner of the Year Breakfast at Central Penn College

For the 15th consecutive year, Central Penn College will recognize a local company for going above and beyond in partnering with its Career Services department....

Governor Wolf Announces New Funding to Expand Manufacturing Training in the...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Berks Career and Technology Center (BCTC) to support the last phase of a...

39 More School Districts in PA Receive Safety and Security Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced that an additional $919,000 in competitive Safe Schools Targeted grants are awarded to 39 school districts to...

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