Governor Tom Wolf said he was “making a historic commitment to education” when he unveiled his initial budget in March. His proposed budget reflects a monumental financial pledge to public education, and
increases the state’s share of public education… Read the rest
What Everyone Needs to Know
Richard C. Dreyfuss
Central Dauphin School District
February 3, 2015
A version of this essay was originally published by Pennsylvania Legislative Services, July 2014.
Former Gov. Tom Corbett was right. The problem with our school employees’ and state employees’ retirement systems is real, and it’s forcing… Read the rest[...read more]
The Central Dauphin School Board of Directors and Administration are hosting a special public workshop on pension challenges facing the district.
The public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 3rd from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of… Read the rest[...read more]
I have just read your article about the EpiPen law going into effect in the schools of Pennsylvania. I am quite sure that the state Dept. of Health – having been guided by names like Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Todd… Read the rest[...read more]
Food allergies cause more than 300,000 hospital visits a year among children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Epinephrine, often delivered through EpiPen injectors, can prevent adverse reactions and death in children who have severe allergies.
At… Read the rest[...read more]
Marci Rosenberg, a senior speech language pathologist at the University of Michigan, earns about $73,000 a year.
Desmond Patton, who studies the problems of gang violence, is a professor at the University of Michigan. He earns about $80,000 a year.… Read the rest[...read more]
State Ranks Low in Seven of Eight Indicators
Most of the debate surrounding Governor Corbett’s education polices have focused on the impact of budget cuts on public schools K -12. Reductions in full-day kindergarten programs, furloughed teachers, increased… Read the rest[...read more]
Earlier this week I released a special report, Pennsylvania Charter School Accountability and Transparency: Time for a Tune-Up., which is a follow-up to a series of public meetings I held earlier this year to identify ways to improve… Read the rest[...read more]