Education

From the Editor

Editor’s Note: The bittersweet essence of September

How Holly McCaffrey’s story might serve as inspiration for kids starting up school again.

Education

Lindsey Williams calls for universal free school meals as pandemic-era meals provision ends

Williams is introducing legislation that would provide free school meals to all public school students.

Education

Pennsylvania pols react to Biden’s student loan cancellation plan

The Biden administration announced a plan to offer debt relief, drawing both praise and protest from many.

News & Politics

Mastriano’s education funding plan would devastate PA’s public schools, advocates say

‘We would have to be insane to support what (Mastriano) is offering’ said Ed Albert of the PA Association of Rural and Small Schools.

Education

Doug Mastriano calls for tuition freeze at four state-related universities

The GOP gubernatorial candidate says ‘families simply cannot afford a tuition hike’ in the current economy.

Education

Now is the time to equitably fund Pennsylvania’s education system

In an op-ed, state Rep. Ben Sanchez addresses what he calls an ‘injustice’ within the state legislature when it comes to school funding.

This week's headlines

This week’s headlines: Budget talks continue as lawmakers focus on school curricula

A roundup of the week’s political news with no shortage of surprises during budget season.

Health Care

University of Pittsburgh funding could hinge on its fetal tissue research

Republican lawmakers are hoping to stop Pitt from using tissue obtained from elective abortions

Education

Members of the LGBTQ community denounce new, so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bills

Two GOP-backed bills aimed at giving parents control over when their kids learn about sexual orientation is drawing ire

News & Politics

Barletta makes increased transparency in education a major focus point of his campaign

GOP candidate for governor expresses concern over sexually explicit material in schools.

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Education

Fair funding fallout

A look back at the state’s education funding trial and where the General Assembly can go from here.

Education

The learning curveball: Officials at PASSHE have embarked on a groundbreaking – and fraught – quest to redesign the system.

The State System is hoping lawmakers will approve a historic funding request for the university system this year

Power List

The 2022 Higher Education Power 100

Recognizing the most powerful educators in Pennsylvania.