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.
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.
From classroom to factory floor: Here’s how some PA students have jobs waiting for them after graduation
Pennsylvania’s innovative student-to-workforce program paves the way to manufacturing careers.
And we reveal how to make it happen. Hint: It starts with the school board.
Saucon Valley School District and The Satanic Temple reach agreement in lawsuit over After School Satan Club
The ACLU said that the district had agreed to pay $200,000 in attorney’s fees and to provide The Satanic Temple and the After School Satan Club it sponsors the same access to school facilities as is provided to other organizations.
Penn and Lafayette College among schools being investigated over alleged antisemitism and Islamophobia
Penn was accused of antisemitism in federal complaints filed last week. Officials at Lafayette said it was unclear why their school was being investigated.