Notes from the news, Dec. 9

by on Dec 09 2015

So far, 23 educators have been disciplined by the state for test cheating. Notebook 

How am I going to pay for college? A list of scholarships to lighten the burden. Notebook

Philadelphia's dirty school problem. Al Jazeera America

Philadelphia’s dirty schools may be making students and teachers sick. Al Jazeera America

Zero tolerance for zero tolerance. Citizen

At Washington High, a teacher's beating is the final straw. Inquirer

Principal Removed After Students Attack Teacher: Official. NBC10

Kenney asks business leaders to help fund pre-K education. Inquirer

No Child Left Behind rewrite nears final approval.

Philly School Officials, Students Celebrate Program To Combat Childhood Obesity. CBS Philly

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

State Budget Stalemate, Day 162:

Budget rift deepens between Pa. House and Senate. NewsWorks

Senate committee guts House budget, amends with budget framework plan. Penn Live

House GOP goes its own route in approving a state budget. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa. House passes budget, sets up Senate showdown. Inquirer

Editorial: Two plans but no budget. Bucks County Courier Times

Who's hiring teachers for 2015/2016 in Philly? For education job postings, visit

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