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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 10:07 AM

The Pennsylvania Department of Education annually limits the amount school boards can raise taxes in their upcoming annual budgets through the Act 1 index. The index was created in 2006 to ease the financial burden of property owners by setting an annual cap on school districts’ property tax increases.
Lancaster Online, Jan. 30, 2018
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Monday, January 29, 2018 8:52 AM

Some education advocates argue charter schools, publicly funded independent schools run by private companies or organizations, have been detrimental to the public school system. Others believe charter schools are the best alternative to poor public school systems. 
PennLive, Jan. 26, 2018
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Monday, January 29, 2018 8:51 AM

According to the Pennsylvania State Education Association, Senate Bill 2 could siphon more than $500 million in state funding from public school districts.
Watchdog.org, Jan. 26, 2018
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Monday, January 29, 2018 8:49 AM

More than three years after a coalition of districts and advocates first sued the state, Wolf now says the courts should determine whether the commonwealth’s education funding system violates the state constitution.
WHYY Keystone Crossroads, Jan. 26, 2018
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Friday, January 26, 2018 8:44 AM

A Cook County judge Thursday denied a request by a transgender student for equal access to the girls' locker room at Palatine High School, ruling that state law only requires she be given access.
PennLive.com, Jan. 26, 2018
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Friday, January 26, 2018 8:43 AM

Homeless youth are often under-counted and underrepresented, so in a continuing effort to get a picture of what youth homelessness looks like in Philadelphia, Valley Youth House and the city’s Office of Homeless Services released volunteers on city streets in an effort to identify as many homeless teens as possible.
Philadelphia Tribune, Jan. 26, 2018
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Friday, January 26, 2018 8:41 AM

State Republican leaders on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Pennsylvania Supreme Court order to redraw the congressional district maps in the commonwealth, arguing that the state justices intruded on their turf.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 25, 2018
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Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:02 AM

School shootings rarely happen spontaneously or without a few classmates having a whiff it might happen. The solution? Finding ways to ensure kids can tell an adult without feeling like snitches or reactionaries.
Associated Press, Jan. 24, 2018
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Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:01 AM

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the state's congressional map illegally favors Republicans and must be redrawn. Here's the background on the case.
Allentown Morning Call, Jan. 24, 2018
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018 10:29 AM

Should you ban these devices in the classroom? Let students go whole hog? Or is there a happy medium? This seemingly simple topic ends up being what one professor and pedagogy expert calls "a Rorschach test for so much that's going on in education."
NPR, Jan. 24, 2018
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