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.
Lawmakers on the Pennsylvania House Education Committee wrapped up two days of hearings focusing on helping students suffering from mental health issues, and they ended the hearings by passing a packet of bills doing just that.
The commonwealth will receive at least $47.3 million from President Biden’s infrastructure law to deliver 120 new no- or low-emission school buses in school districts across the commonwealth.
Education funding advocates announced on Thursday that they are ready to go back to court if Gov. Josh Shapiro and the Pennsylvania Legislature cannot address Pennsylvania’s $6.2 billion shortfall.
Moms for Liberty, the right-wing extremist organization whose platform basically consists of banning books and marginalizing LGBTQ students, decided to host their annual conference in Philadelphia last July and found out what it meant to be welcomed by the City of Brotherly Love.
VIDEO: State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta accepts the Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee’s endorsement for Pennsylvania Auditor General
State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) delivered an emotional speech after receiving the Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee’s endorsement for Pennsylvania Auditor General in Harrisburg on Saturday. Kenyatta made history with the endorsement becoming the...
Every public school student deserves to have access to a high-quality education.