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School districts pay thousands...

Sep 3, 2018 by

Matt McKinney – In 2015, the Mt. Lebanon School District hired a volleyball coach despite getting warnings that he had...

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If you post hatred or racism o...

Jul 30, 2018 by

Shortly after posting to Facebook that the “first thing” he would have done to protesters blocking the road “was unloaded my clip on...

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Pittsburgh Public Schools part...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Pittsburgh Public Schools’ latest efforts to turn around its struggling schools are going to be a model for other Pennsylvania...

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Threat case involving Philly g...

May 18, 2018 by

BERWYN, Pa. — When 12-year-old Nora Nissenbaum told a boy from her class she wasn’t interested in him anymore, he started texting her...

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Teacher pay is so low in some ...

May 6, 2018 by

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The latest wave of foreign workers sweeping into American jobs brought Donato Soberano from the Philippines to...

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University leaders seeking sol...

Apr 25, 2018 by

With Penn State University president Eric Barron as a co-leader, academic officials from 31 universities met in Illinois on Monday...

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Negotiations between city teac...

Feb 18, 2018 by

Negotiators for Pittsburgh Public Schools and the union representing its teachers negotiated until about 11 p.m. Friday, trying to...

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Once a national model, the sch...

Feb 6, 2018 by

WASHINGTON – For much of the past decade the District of Columbia school system has been the crown jewel of public policy in...

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A 7-year-old boy was called a ...

Jan 30, 2018 by

A 7-year-old boy was handcuffed and removed from an elementary school in Miami after authorities say he got into a physical...

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Penn State settles suit over a...

Jan 11, 2018 by

HARRISBURG — Penn State has settled a lawsuit by a man who claimed former university assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested...

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Nearly half of America’s large...

Jan 6, 2018 by

BOSTON — Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in...

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Pa. public colleges could doub...

Jan 3, 2018 by

Make no mistake: An extra $50 million or so in scholarships every year could help plenty of state university students in Pennsylvania...

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Graduate students escaped tax ...

Dec 20, 2017 by

Erica L. Green – Samantha Hernandez was finishing up an argument for her dissertation about Latinos and affirmative action on...

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Is tax bill unfair to universi...

Nov 30, 2017 by

What would you say to a graduate student who stands to lose tax breaks or tuition waivers and have concerns about tax reform...

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Justin Trudeau has apologized ...

Nov 28, 2017 by

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered a broad and emotional apology on Friday to indigenous people in the province of...

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A year later, Manchester Bidwe...

Nov 16, 2017 by

AKKO, Israel — It is just shy of a year since Mark Frank’s dream of bringing the Manchester model to Israel became a reality. Since...

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Teachers who buy classroom sup...

Nov 14, 2017 by

WASHINGTON — Teachers often have to spend their own money to provide students with books, pens and pencils, and currently can get a...

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Penn State disciplines 2 more ...

Oct 29, 2017 by

Penn State University said Saturday it has revoked recognition of two more fraternities for alcohol violations, a day after the...

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Thousands of educators in limb...

Oct 26, 2017 by

Vicente Rodriguez runs an after-school program in Loma Linda, California, but dreams of becoming an English and ethnic studies...

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Pa. state system universities ...

Oct 19, 2017 by

Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities collectively lost enrollment this fall for the seventh straight year, slipping by about 2...

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