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.
All Blog Posts With Pennsylvania Tag or Category
July 01, 2014
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.
April 28, 2014
A new study shows that rural girls in Pennsylvania are more likely to earn good grades and aspire to attend a four-year college than their male peers.
April 25, 2014
The attacker and the victim were both students at a Connecticut high school.
April 23, 2014
Teachers at the largest cyber charter school in Pa. have voted to unionize in an effort to negotiate higher wages.
April 18, 2014
Teachers at the largest cyber charter school in Pa. have voted to unionize in effort to negotiate higher wages.
April 04, 2014
Lawmakers in Miss. and Tenn. vote down efforts to expand school choice, four new charters are approved in Connecticut, and other school-choice news from the week.
March 07, 2014
Those cities, along with several other across the United States, are exploring innovative schools as a way to compete with charter schools.