According to US News and World Report, the average cost of in-state tuition for a public university is $10,662. Most of Pennsylvania’s state universities cost more than that.
The course Taylor Swift, gender, and communication, will be offered for the fall 2024 semester, and will focus on Swift’s cultural and musical impact and her portrayal in the media.
Wednesday marked one year since the Commonwealth Court released a 786-page decision declaring that Pennsylvania has been failing to meet its constitutional obligation to fund public education in the commonwealth, and education advocates praised Gov. Josh Shapiro’s new...
Cleaning Pennsylvania’s toxic and aging school buildings is a cause State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler has championed since she was elected to the Pennsylvania House in 2018.
Education advocates involved in the school funding lawsuit gathered at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg on Wednesday and thanked Gov. Josh Shapiro for proposing a $1.1 billion education funding increase that follows the recommendations laid out by the Basic Education Funding Commission.
Shapiro proposed a historic $1.1 billion funding increase for public education in his second budget in an effort to plug the commonwealth’s $6.2 billion education funding deficit.
With the governor having previewed two of his main objectives for Pennsylvania’s upcoming budget — overhauling the state’s higher ed system and increasing public transportation funding — we asked our newsletter readers to sound off on what they wanted to see Shapiro prioritize in the state’s new budget.
Aspects of the plan will include lowering tuition at state-owned universities, streamlining degree programs and funding institutions based, at least in part, on performance metrics. It also would mean more grant money, including for students who attend private universities in Pennsylvania.
Should schools pivot to virtual learning on snow days or give the kids and teachers a good, old-fashioned day off?
The country legend’s Imagination Library program is inspiring young people everywhere to read. In Pennsylvania, Parton’s program has 54 affiliates gifting free books to children from birth through age 5.