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Pa. State System’s redesign plan would allow students to take a course at any of its schools

“In my mind, it’s not taking away from the identity of any university but it’s adding."
By Jan Murphy, PennLive

Penn State hazing report: Sorority members forced to lick toes, frat members immersed in trash cans of ice

Four of the 10 incidents reported in the last school year involved alcohol-consumption
By Christine Vendel, PennLive

Tamaqua school board punts on policy to allow teachers to carry guns

"I really believed the board had truly believed that this was the best way to protect our students. It has gone from that to a Second Amendment push."
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads


Bucks County parent details violent origin of controversial school mascot

“It was used to describe body parts taken for bounty – bounty that was paid to white settlers.”
By Aaron Moselle

Central Pa. school district accused of banning Bibles says legal group is misleading public

"We welcome and encourage students with all backgrounds and religious views to express themselves.”
By Ivey DeJesus, PennLive

Principal turnover highest in Pa. cities, study says

School leaders may be getting whiter, too
By Avi Wolfman-Arent, Keystone Crossroads

Defense expert: Neshaminy School District mascot reflects ‘living tradition’

“It’s really unfortunate in this case that they’re being disparaged as racists.”
By Aaron Moselle

Pa. commission could ax controversial Neshaminy school mascot

“It’s not only racial and insensitive, it’s polarizing.” -- Chad Dion Lassiter, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission executive director.
By Aaron Moselle

Parent lawsuit over armed teachers sparks heated exchange in Tamaqua

'I don't believe a teacher should have to pack and carry, their sole responsibility should be to teach a student,' said mother Holly Koscak.
By Jen Kinney, Keystone Crossroads
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