Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 11:57pm
Administrators in the East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District have asked the school board to consider imposing a fee for participation in school sports and activities starting in the next school year.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 11:14pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan used Thursday’s appearance before a key House subcommittee to not only defend the Obama administration’s request for a $1.7 billion increase in school funding for fiscal 2013, but also to rip the GOP budget proposal laid out by Rep. Paul Ryan earlier this week.
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 Wed, 02/29/2012 - 2:25pm
Public schools throughout the country are not harmed by school choice programs as most of their costs are flexible and can change with student enrollment, according to a new report issued by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 02/26/2012 - 9:39am
Colleges and universities have historically obscured their tuition costs in a way that makes comparative shopping virtually impossible. And far too little information is available on graduation rates and loan default rates to help students choose wisely.