Bill would allow school security matters to be discussed in private

A bill that would permit local school districts and governments to discuss school safety matters in private passed the Pennsylvania Senate today, according to a PA Senate Republicans release… More

PSBA releases 2018 state of education report

In it's latest report, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association found that budgetary constraints for districts across the commonwealth continue to be a concern. PAhomepage… More

Partisan political gridlock coming to a Pennsylvania school board near you?

The state House voted 114-77 Wednesday for a bill that would end the bipartisan nature of school board elections… More

Here’s how the public views teachers, their salaries, and their impact

As the political fallout continues from teacher protests in several states, it's worth revisiting how the general public has said it feels about teachers in recent polls. Where does public opinion stand now, and how might it change in the future? Education Week, April 17, 2018 (Subscription may be required… More

Local school districts strive to diversify and add flexibility to high school offerings

In the midst of the recession 10 years ago, local school districts started to develop plans within their curriculum to balance the college pathway with technical skills to keep students relevant going forward, Richard Fry of Big Spring SD said… More

Lawmakers to unveil career education proposals

Pennsylvania lawmakers and educators Wednesday morning will unveil the details of a new package of bills designed to beef up career and technical education to meet the state's future workforce needs… More

Could schools be doing more with Title I money?

A new nationwide study of the $15… More

Hip-hop, makerspaces and virtual reality: How are school districts ‘reinventing learning?’

The music, mixed and edited by Columbia High School students, provided a soundtrack to one of the IU’s signature annual events highlighting the innovative techniques and programs school districts in Lancaster and Lebanon counties have adopted to redefine learning… More

Can you name two Cabinet posts? PA students may have to

Pennsylvania students would be required to pass a test proving their civics knowledge to earn a certificate of recognition under legislation that the state House of Representative overwhelmingly approved on Monday… More

Making school-spending data transparent and accessible is no easy lift

Financial analysts predict a little-known requirement tucked into the Every Student Succeeds Act that states break out and publish annual school-by-school spending numbers has the potential to revolutionize how state and local lawmakers distribute their education dollars. Education Week, April 13, 2018 (Subscription may be required… More