PAsmart Program To Provide Computer Science Funding To More Than 700 SchoolsHundreds of schools across Pennsylvania are receiving grants to expand their computer and technology courses.
KDKA Investigates: Is New Tax Necessary To Fund Early Childhood Education?Voters in Allegheny County will be asked on the November ballot to raise their own property taxes to fund early childhood education programs
Big Move For Big Bird: Sesame Street Moving Into ClassroomsThe Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.
Gov. Wolf Planning To Sign Mandated Student Civics Knowledge TestGov. Tom Wolf plans to sign a new law requiring Pennsylvania students to take a test of civics knowledge, although they don't need it to graduate.
Kidsburgh: How The Pittsburgh Region Is Remaking LearningDid you ever think about the way high school is taught? It hasn't changed in a century, while so much is changing all around us.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
Board Game Helping Students Prepare For Real WorldA board game is helping high school students prepare for the real world.
Home Ec Class Assignment Quizzes Students On 'Trophy Wives,' Extramarital AffairsMiddle school students in a Virginia home economics class were mistakenly given a worksheet that quizzed them on what an extramarital affair is as well as "boy toy" and "trophy wife."
Despite Reservations, Gov. Wolf To Let Schools Bill Become LawDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf will let a sprawling schools bill become law without his signature, saying it has provisions he likes, but also provisions backed by lawmakers who he says prioritize making the jobs of teachers harder.
Controversial Education Bill Both Divides, Unites Teachers & School BoardsSchool boards applaud a bill, they say, could help them control spending in public education by allowing teacher lay-offs when economically required.
Kidsburgh: Rethinking High SchoolKids are once again hitting the books, but for high schoolers, not much has changed over the last 100 years.
Keystone Exam Requirement Repealed For Certain StudentsGov. Tom Wolf signed a bill to remove the Keystone high school examination requirement for graduation for thousands of technical ed students.
Cursive Sees Revival In School InstructionCursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country.
Pa. Lawmaker’s Bill Would Delay Beginning Of School Year Till After Labor DayWhen the school year began only three of Allegheny County’s 42 public school districts held their first day of class after Labor Day.
Wolf Administration Responds To Racism Incidents In SchoolsGov. Tom Wolf's administration released a response plan after recent incidents involving racism and religious intolerance in Pennsylvania schools.