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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:15 PM

Brains, brains, brains. One thing we've learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where our education system is really making use of the latest neuroscience findings.
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Source: NPR.org, Nov. 29, 2016.

 
Monday, November 28, 2016 3:07 PM

How much do Pennsylvania governments and schools spend on outside lawyers to fight access to government records? That’s hard to say, because records they provide on legal billings are often heavily blacked out.

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Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Nov. 28, 2016.

 
Monday, November 28, 2016 3:07 PM

Children with a history of skipping school, and their parents, still face potentially stiff penalties for failing to make it to class under revisions to Pennsylvania's truancy rules that were signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf earlier this month.

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Source: Erie Times-News, Nov. 28, 2016.

 
Monday, November 28, 2016 3:06 PM

Many of the parents opting out of the immunizations, which are widely recommended by doctors, say they fear a link between the vaccines and health problems such as autism. But studies that they cite have been widely debunked by public health officials.
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Source: Scranton Times-Tribune, Nov. 27, 2016. 



 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 9:51 AM

One of the poorest districts in the state, Erie SD's financial crisis is extreme. But the district isn’t alone in dealing with a budget crunch. Districts across the state are trying to balance budgets littered with state mandates. Fixed costs – salaries, pensions, health care fees, charter school payments – make up the vast majority of school budgets.

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Source: Beaver County Times, Nov. 21, 2016.

 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 9:40 AM

The Obama administration Tuesday called for an end to corporal punishment in states and school districts that continue to allow the practice.
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Source: Associated Press, Nov. 22, 2016.

 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 8:51 AM

Join NASSP, NAESP and the PA Principals Association next summer at the 2017 National Principals Conference in Philadelphia, PA, from July 9-11. Click on the link below to view a video that highlights voices from principals across the country speaking to the value of a joint conference that connects principals across the continuum of education.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/bdIa9G2kLw0?rel=0

 
Monday, November 21, 2016 10:40 AM

In less than two years, Gov. Wolf has presided over a state that has legalized medical marijuana, broken the state-run monopoly on the sale of wine, increased funding for public schools, imposed tougher rules on gas drilling, and formally legalized ride-sharing.

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Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 20, 2016.

 
Monday, November 21, 2016 10:40 AM

Pension reform. Perhaps we can begin a not-so-subliminal advertising campaign featuring the words “pension reform” sprinkled strategically throughout any and all written discourse.

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Source: LancasterOnline, Nov. 20, 2016.

 
Monday, November 21, 2016 10:39 AM

President-elect Donald Trump has said repeatedly that he doesn’t suppose a strong federal involvement in public education. It’s a district and state responsibility, he says, and that’s how it should be. But what will the upcoming Trump administration actually do to ensure that this vision is implemented?
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Source: Washington Post, Nov. 20, 2016.

 
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