Education

  • June 12, 2017

    Smart talk: How realistic is property tax reform in Pennsylvania?

    Efforts to bring property tax relief to homeowners or eliminate property taxes in Pennsylvania have gained momentum in recent years. The property tax ...
  • June 9, 2017

    At Philly panel discussion, fiery calls to rally black support for charter growth

    Pennsylvania state Reps. Jordan Harris and Joanna McClinton urged the black community to rally for expanded school choice and charter-friendly policie...
  • June 9, 2017

    Report reveals eye-opening data on English learners in Philadelphia schools

    New research offers rare insight into how quickly Philadelphia's immigrant students learn English, revealing hopeful signs as well as troubling t...
  • June 8, 2017

    In York, college prep includes grappling with racial tension

    In a classroom at William Penn High school, college acceptance letters cover a bulletin board taking up almost an entire wall.
  • June 7, 2017

    Push to eliminate Pa. property taxes would have major implications for schools, prioritizing homeowners

    School property taxes are often a sore subject for Pennsylvania homeowners, who've seen rate increases grow faster than the state's economy ...
  • June 5, 2017

    As pre-K booms, study finds infant and toddler care less lucrative

    Early education centers in Pennsylvania struggle to balance their books and provide high-quality care. And those that serve the youngest students face...
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