How Can We Fight Home-Grown Terrorism? Try Civics Class. Politico Magazine
Building a high school that bridges inequity in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The Hechinger Report
Northwest public school parents upset by Mt. Airy charter plan. Chestnut Hill Local
Supreme Court Justices question when and whether diversity will be achieved. The Hechinger Report
State Budget Stalemate, Day 163:
Wolf says he's sticking to budget deal, amid new GOP demand. San Francisco Chronicle
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
State Budget Stalemate, Day 162:
House GOP goes its own route in approving a state budget. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Editorial: Two plans but no budget. Bucks County Courier Times
If you have a child who is headed to college, you’re probably thinking, “How am I going to pay for this?”
I don’t have to tell you about rising college costs and the outrageous amount of student loan debt that U.S. students are saddled with each year. So here’s some good news for Philadelphia students. As rich as this city is in history, culture, and cheesesteaks, we are almost as rich in scholarships for high school students.
Here’s a list of some of Philadelphia’s best scholarships for college-bound students.
For the second time in a month, a tentative deal to end Pennsylvania's five-month budget impasse has fallen apart.
Gov. Wolf and legislative leaders on both sides of the aisle came to an agreement late last week that would provide a historic $400 million boost to K-12 education funding by increasing the number of items eligible for sales tax.
Report calls for more investment in neighborhood high schools. Philadelphia Tribune
Should college tuition be free or paid on a sliding scale? Just ask preschool advocates. The Hechinger Report
On the table yet again: proposals to simplify FAFSA. The Hechinger Report
State Budget Stalemate, Day 161:
Extra $101M slated for city schools in budget deal, senator says. Philadelphia Tribune
House and Senate advance competing budget proposals. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette