• May 29, 2015 |  Multiple Choices: Part 11

    Pa. cyber charters not happy with Gov. Wolf's proposed steep cuts

    For years, many public education advocates have been howling about the way Pennsylvania fundscybercharter schools.
  • May 28, 2015

    'Open streets' in Pennsylvania's cities: closing streets to cars, opening them to cyclists and salsa lessons

    Open streets can reconnect citizens to their cities and neighbors, as well as provide more equitable opportunities for physical activity.
  • May 27, 2015

    As lawsuits over Amtrak crash start piling up, resolution may be years away

    As federal investigators continue to dissect this month's fatal train derailment in Port Richmond, the lawsuits are piling up – fast. Still, lawy...
  • May 27, 2015 |  Multiple Choices: Part 10

    What is a millage rate and how does it affect school funding?

    Millage is a relatively obscure term that represents the tax rate levied on real estate or other property. A mill is one thousandth of a dollar, or on...
  • May 26, 2015

    See and search: six decades of Pennsylvania population shifts

    Click through the slide show above to see the shifts over time. Or zoom and search for a municipality to find its population in a given decade using t...
  • May 15, 2015 |  Special Report

    Multiple Choices: the ins and outs of education funding in Pennsylvania

    An occasional series of podcasts and web "explainers" that explore the history, complexities and controversies of public education funding i...
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