Why focus on Lancaster County’s youngest kids could break cycle of poverty

Head Start and other high-quality, preschool programs play a vital role in leveling the playing field for at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds. But some experts say more benefit may be gained by reaching even younger children and their parents… More

Thomas Kerek

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Art Levinowitz

I have been involved in education my entire professional life. I was a teacher for 8 years, employed as an administrator for over 25 years for the New Jersey State Department of Education, and I have served on my local school board for 19 years… More

Maura Buri

Thank you for taking the time to learn about me. My name is Maura Buri and I have three incredible children. I work in the accounting center of a National Property Management Company.  Over the years I have been involved in every aspect of my school district from the pre-school level through high school… More

Amy Goldman

I greatly appreciate the opportunity to present myself as a candidate for the two-year position of PSBA Sectional Advisor for Section 8, starting in 2019… More

Dan Hill

My name is Dan Hill.  I am currently the President of the Board of Education at the Westmont Hilltop School District, and I am excited to seek your vote to be next year’s section 6 advisor for the PSBA… More

With PA House, Senate gone, big issues remain unresolved

When state legislators fled for summer break last week, they stranded a pile of important bills on hot-button issues such as domestic violence, fraternity hazing, redistricting, abortion, and cutting the size of the legislature… More

Reading is fundamental. But it’s not a fundamental right, court rules

A federal district court has dismissed a legal challenge asserting that Michigan policymakers deprived Detroit students of a constitutional right to literacy. Education Week, July 2, 2018 (Subscription may be required… More

K-12 and the U.S. Supreme Court: Highlights of the 2017-18 term

After a major term for K-12 education the year before, the U.S. Supreme Court — with one blockbuster exception and a major retirement — had a more measured term in 2017-18. Education Week, July 3, 2018 (Subscription may be required… More

Governor Wolf: PA education funding changes will ‘take time’

When Governor Tom Wolf announced last week he'd support sending all of the state's education money through its new funding formula, he emboldened advocates and riled opponents… More