A 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.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that the school bell should ring at 8:30AM for middle school and high school students. A later start to the day will produce higher G.P.A.’s for those students.
The Pittsburgh Business Times’ 2013 ranking of Western Pennsylvania schools is out.