Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 03/11/2012 - 2:16pm
Federal stimulus money warped Pennsylvania's education budget both upward and downward during the last three years, and the state's 500 school districts and 12.6 million taxpayers are beginning to see the consequences.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 03/11/2012 - 2:01pm
Tens of thousands of students, most of them disabled, are strapped down or physically restrained in school, and disability advocates hope that a new Education Department report detailing the practice of "seclusion and restraint" will spur federal action to end it.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 03/11/2012 - 1:52pm
The word "choice" in education is traditionally associated with private schools, home schooling or other alternatives to the public school system, but the Washington County School District is pursuing its own version of choice starting next school year.