Education

Central Dauphin Schedules Special Town Hall Meeting on Pensions for February 3, 2015

By at January 28, 2015 | 12:07 pm | 0 Comment

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

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Epipen Law: Letter to the Editor

By at January 6, 2015 | 4:40 pm | 0 Comment

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

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Education , Featured , Pennsylvania Issues

EpiPen Law Goes Into Affect On January 2, 2015

By at January 6, 2015 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

EpiPen Law Goes Into Affect On January 2, 2015

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.

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Setting America’s Priorities for 2015

By at January 6, 2015 | 4:04 pm | 0 Comment

Setting America’s Priorities for 2015

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

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Ghost Employee

By at August 4, 2014 | 3:09 pm | 0 Comment

Ghost Employee

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Education , Featured , Pennsylvania Issues

Pennsylvania Dramatically Decreased Funding for Higher Education from 2008-2014

By at June 30, 2014 | 10:42 am | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania Dramatically Decreased Funding for Higher Education from 2008-2014

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

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Education , Featured , Pennsylvania Issues , Political , Watch Dog

Time to Tune-Up Charter Schools

By at May 20, 2014 | 5:34 pm | 0 Comment

Time to Tune-Up Charter Schools

Good afternoon,

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

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Education , Featured , Pennsylvania Issues

The “STEM Shortage” and Immigration

By at October 7, 2013 | 3:16 pm | 0 Comment

The “STEM Shortage” and Immigration

Why High-Tech America Calls for More Foreign Guestworkers and Better Educational Pipelines

With America’s STEM students and workforce atop world rankings, the pseudoscience of demanding more and better science (and technology, and engineering, and

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Education

RTC Minute: Transportation and Education

By at September 20, 2013 | 1:19 pm | 0 Comment

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Tom Corbett’s Sizzle has Fizzled

By at September 10, 2013 | 12:08 pm | 0 Comment

Tom Corbett’s Sizzle has Fizzled

With his popularity about the same as a hairy wart, Gov. Tom Corbett (R-Pa.) had to make some critical changes in his administration if he has any hope of winning a second term in 2014.

There are many things he… Read the rest

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