School Districts May Shut School Doors If Budget Impasse Drags OnAt the end of every month, school districts in Pennsylvania count on a big check from Harrisburg to help fund public schools, and for many districts, the funding is critical.
Wilkinsburg, Pittsburgh School Districts Unveil Cross-District Partnership PlanThe Wilkinsburg School District is working with Pittsburgh Public Schools on a cross-district partnership.
Furloughed Pa. Cyber Employees Challenge Board To Reinstate JobsThe Pennsylvania Charter Cyber School is in financial trouble after years of growth, but a move to layoff dozens of employees is meeting stiff headwinds.
Propel Teachers, Staff Hit The Streets To Prepare For Back To SchoolKids may not want to hear this, but there are some teachers who are already hard at work getting ready for back to school.
Pittsburgh Promise Scales Back To Extend Years of ServiceThe Pittsburgh Promise has come a long way since first announced, but scholarship cuts threaten its legacy.
Pittsburgh Promise Making Changes To Scholarships ProgramThe Pittsburgh Promise has been helping students with scholarships for nearly a decade.
Wolf Plans Veto Of GOP Budget, Democrats SayGov. Tom Wolf told top Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers he will veto a Republican budget plan that falls short of his priorities, two senior Democrats said Thursday.
New Pennsylvania School Funding Formula Wins Panel's OKA bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf gave unanimous approval Thursday to a new formula to distribute aid to Pennsylvania's 500 public school districts, a model that would funnel more money to districts with rising enrollment and students whose families are deeper in poverty.
Reductions In Funding Forcing Many Pa. School Districts To Consider Property Tax HikesFor five years, there have been reductions in state and federal funding for schools. Now, many school districts across Pennsylvania plan to balance their budgets by increasing property taxes or reducing staff.
WVU Completes Purchase Of Mountain State CampusWest Virginia University has sealed its purchase of the former Mountain State University campus in Beckley.
Local Grand Jury Charges Chinese Students In Conspiracy Aimed At U.S. UniversitiesFifteen Chinese nationals -- almost all in their 20s -- have been indicted by a Pittsburgh grand jury for using fake Chinese passports and hired test-takers to take SATs and other standardized exams in order to gain admission to American universities.
Governor Optimistic That Property Tax Relief Is On Its WayGov. Tom Wolf was back in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, this time to meet with Pittsburgh School District educators at Roosevelt Elementary School in Carrick.