Education

House Appropriations Chairman Disappointed in PASSHE Tuition Increase

House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) issued the following statement on the decision by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) to raise...

Carson Long Military Academy is closing, and CEO relieved of duties

(pennlive.com) Carson Long Military Academy will be closing this fall as announced in June, and the school's president and CEO is relieved of his duties after announcing...

Why PA Families Deserve Gift of Education

(Lincoln Institute - by Beth Anne Mumford) What did your children want for Christmas last month? Most would probably say a new bike, an electronic...

The teacher supply is plummeting. Pa. will spend $2M to stem...

(Philly.com) Pennsylvania used to license more than 14,000 new teachers annually. Now, it issues certificates to fewer than 5,000. The state is aiming to...

AG’s office opens probe into Temple business school scandal

(Philly.com) The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office launched a probe Friday into allegations that Temple University’s business school knowingly provided false data over several years...

Nearly 100 Pennsylvania schools consider leaving PIAA

(abc27) Nearly 100 Pennsylvania school districts will meet at the end of July to discuss the possibility of forming a separate entity to oversee high...

Proposed policy may allow PA state universities to set own tuition...

(FOX43) Going to a state university in Pennsylvania may look a little different for students in the next two years. That’s because Pennsylvania’s State System of...

Pa. universities report higher numbers of sexual misconduct cases; advocates say...

(abc27 - by Amanada St. Hilaire) Jesus Peña says his job is like walking a tightrope. "One is saying it was nonconsensual, the other party is saying I thought...

State universities say their tuition strategy is driving away the students...

(PennLive - by Jan Murphy) Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are pricing themselves out of reach of the students who they were designed to serve, which...

Gov. Wolf calls for drastic school funding shake-up in surprise announcement

(WHYY - Avi Wolfman-Arent) Governor Tom Wolf called for a major change to the way Pennsylvania funds schools Friday, advocating for the state to distribute...

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