Incumbent GOP Gov. Tom Corbett is facing Democrat Tom Wolf in the race for Pennsylvania governor this year.
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October 24, 2014
October 21, 2014
During the 2010-11 school year, about 59 percent of rural high school graduates enrolled in college, compared to 55 percent of their urban peers.
October 06, 2014
The high court, while not promising to hear the case, has asked the Solicitor General's office its opinion on a case related to the "stay put" provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
September 24, 2014
Pennsylvania will allow schools to use digital strategies to keep schools running in the event of inclement weather, beginning this year.
September 08, 2014
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett releases a somewhat ambiguous statement about the future of the Common Core State Standards in the Keystone State.
July 29, 2014
Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor in Pennsylvania who will face GOP incumbent Tom Corbett in November, wants the state to shoulder a bigger share of education spending.
July 01, 2014
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has declined to sign a fiscal 2015 budget sent to him by lawmakers, and appears at odds with them on how to reduce pension obligations.
June 12, 2014
Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation in February allowing audio recording for "disciplinary and security purposes" in Pennsylvania school buses.
June 06, 2014
In a report this week by two state organizations, school districts said that despite an increase in state education aid this year, they will still have to raise local taxes.
May 13, 2014
Among other proposals, the state auditor is calling for the creation of an independent, statewide board to oversee charters.