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Tapped out on Tap Water in Japan

By at March 24, 2011 | 10:32 am | 949 Comments

Tapped out on Tap Water in Japan

The problems in Japan are a myriad, and authorities have neither helped themselves or residents with plodding responses to every crisis. It has taken government officials hours to try to quell fear and panic that is spreading through the country over tap water that is no longer healthy to drink especially for children under the age of one.

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Don’t Cry for PSU

By at March 9, 2011 | 3:54 pm | 1,702 Comments

Don’t Cry for PSU

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno says Governor Corbett should have trimmed even more from Penn State. Corbett has suggested reduce funding from $304 million to $152 million. Paterno says if it was up to him, he would cut every dime that the state sends to PSU.

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A bold start to educating Pennsylvania’s Homeless Children

By at February 4, 2011 | 10:24 am | 172 Comments

A bold start to educating Pennsylvania’s Homeless Children

Despite all the talk about slashing school budgets, Rock The Capital’s Jan Chaplick found a bold proposal to to start learning about the educational needs of homeless children. A proposal is on the table to form a statewide task force in Pennsylvania.

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Why now is not the time to expand Charter Schools in Pennsylvania

By at January 12, 2011 | 9:36 am | 2 Comments

Why now is not the time to expand Charter Schools in Pennsylvania

Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein says now is definitely not the time to start expanding Pennsylvania’s charter and cyber-schools. Epstein laid out his rationale earlier this week before school board members in Dauphin County.

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