• April 27, 2015

    Report: Getting rid of racial bias in Pa. school funding will take more than money

    Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed education budget calls for increasing Pennsylvania spending on education by 7 percent -- and it starts by dividing that ...
  • April 27, 2015

    At Penn State, researchers looking for the next big thing in infrastructure

    They're trying to make it safer, less expensive, and longer-lasting.
  • April 9, 2015 |  Special Report

    Pennsylvania pensions: Is the promise broken?

    This series looks at how pension systems got into trouble, how it's affecting people, and possible solutions.
  • April 24, 2015

    In case you missed it: this week's good reads about Pennsylvania cities

    It's Friday, which means it's time for our roundup of recommended reading from this week.
  • April 24, 2015 |  Multiple Choices: Part 2

    How are charter schools funded in Pennsylvania?

    With education funds scarce in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the debate over how charter schools get their money has never been more polarized.Mul...
  • April 23, 2015

    Seeing Chester in watercolors

    A photographer is rethinking his approach to documenting the city.
  • April 23, 2015

    Pa. scholarships funded through tax credits lift some, raise questions for others

    One night in March, Kristen Lewis was working her cell phone as one of about 50 volunteers for the Children's Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia. T...
  • April 23, 2015

    Pa. lawmaker wants to put chronically underperforming schools under state control

    There's a general rule in Harrisburg: Republican leaders don't authorize more education spending without demanding stricter accountability measures.
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