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Pelosi praises Philly pre-K expansion as bold step forward

The House Democratic leader said that one way that pre-K investment pays for itself is that it frees parents to work.

by newsworks

Lead testing of water in schools taking too long, advocates say

The District has made strides on water access, but safety issues remain.

by Greg Windle and Avi Wolfman-Arent newsworks

Three revealing charts on state per-pupil funding in Pa. public schools

by newsworks

A tale of two schools

At one school targeted for overhaul, parents, students, and community members showed up in droves to defend the staff. At the other, the auditorium was nearly empty.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent newsworks

Requiem for the old reliable school vending machine?

About 10 years ago, the District made over a half-million dollars in vending machine commissions. But the snack dispensers are declining in revenue and popularity.

by newsworks

How 25 years of changing enrollment has created winners and losers in Pa. school funding

Eighty-six school districts have seen their student populations grow by 25 percent since 1991.

by newsworks

It's official: Expanded Philly pre-K has arrived

by newsworks

Faculty strike at 14 Pennsylvania public universities

by newsworks

Federal report on charter schools elicits more calls to revise Pa. law

The report, which studied 33 charter management organizations in six states, found that two-thirds were cause for concern.

by newsworks

Gov. Wolf to nominate Estelle Richman for SRC

by newsworks
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