Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 9:31pm
Amid chants of “Hey Corbett, you can’t hide, we can see your greedy side,” hundreds of protesters marched from the United Steelworkers building in downtown Pittsburgh to Governor Tom Corbett’s regional office on Fifth Avenue with signs that read, "Save our Schools."
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 11:33pm
The Philadelphia School District has asked the state Supreme Court to consider overturning a recent Commonwealth Court ruling about charter schools that could have dire consequences for Philadelphia and other cash-strapped districts.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 04/11/2012 - 5:52pm
Public education is good for students, good for the state and good for the economy, so funding it adequately should be a priority. That was the message delivered by hundreds who attended a rally this morning on the state Capitol steps.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Wed, 03/28/2012 - 11:54pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify this before the House Education and Workforce Committee on his department’s budget. He spoke to The Hill’s comment editor, Emmanuel Touhey, about his priorities and his political future.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 03/25/2012 - 6:51pm
Sherry Dana's reason for joining a rally protesting cuts in public education spending was summed up by a quote from the Italian poet Dante on a cloth bag slung over her shoulder: "The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality."