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Updated: November 14, 2019 | 12:32 pm

Erie’s campaign for community college hits another delay

State Board of Education rejected request to take final action on Thursday
By Ed Mahon

Updated: November 15, 2019 | 10:14 am

Retired military leaders say Pa. schools need more money

By Ed Mahon

‘Revolutionary’ principal goes all-in on quest for more black teachers

In Pennsylvania, as of 2018, less than 3 percent of teachers are African American, and barely 1 percent are African American males.

By Dale Mezzacappa/Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Pa. commission to rule on Neshaminy ‘Redskins’ team name

Four years after it first filed suit, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is expected to decide whether the Neshaminy School District can continue using the word “Redskins” to describe its sports teams.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

‘Shooting people is deescalation’: Three days with teachers training to use guns in schools

Arming teachers to prevent or lessen the death toll of mass shootings is a controversial proposition, and the training teachers receive before being authorized to carry guns in the classroom is one of the biggest sources of debate.

By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads

A clash on cyber charters kicks off fall legislative session in Harrisburg

Gov. Wolf introduced a charter reform proposal this summer, which included specific measures that could limit cyber charter school growth.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Pa. to launch review of its science standards that may include emphasis on helping students think like scientists

"Science is increasingly part of our education, work, and lives in a changing economy.”
By Jan Murphy/PennLive