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Friday, October 13, 2017 8:48 AM

A majority of Pennsylvania school districts are concerned about cybersecurity but say they don't have enough resources to prepare for potential breaches, concluded a statewide survey released Thursday by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Oct. 12, 2017
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Friday, October 13, 2017 8:47 AM

The state Department of Community and Economic Development is moving this week to approve tax credits for businesses that donate to programs that largely funnel the money to private schools for scholarships.
Meadville Tribune, Oct. 12, 2017
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Friday, October 13, 2017 8:46 AM

State Treasurer Joe Torsella on Thursday announced he had issued a $700 million loan from Treasury's short-term investment pool to help cover $1.2 billion in scheduled payments to Medicaid providers despite ruling out a similar borrowing last month.
PennLive.com, Oct. 13, 2017
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Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:25 AM

Gov. Tom Wolf visited Erie on Wednesday to push for a quick end to the state budget deadlock that has dragged on for more than three months. One way to help resolve the stalemate, Wolf said, is for the General Assembly to pass “a reasonable shale tax.” 
Erie Times-News, Oct. 12, 2017
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9:34 AM

Click here to read the letter sent to Secretary DeVos on the ESSA state plan.

 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9:04 AM

Governor Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that the Treasury is loaning money to cover the commonwealth's short-term expenses -- including upcoming payments to public schools. That was news to Treasurer Joe Torsella, who said the loan still isn't authorized and won't be until Wolf provides more details on how he plans to balance the state budget.
WITF, Oct. 11, 2017
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:16 AM

It has been more than six months since Betsy DeVos was confirmed as education secretary after one of the most contentious Cabinet nomination battles in memory, and so we thought it worth an update on her major moves so far — and the public response.
NPR, Oct. 8, 2017
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:15 AM

For the past two months, PublicSource’s “Charter Effect” series has covered various topics related to local brick-and-mortar and statewide cyber charter schools. Along the way, you, our readers have asked for additional information. We selected five questions you asked and got the answers for you, based on information from the state Department of Education and charter school operators.
PublicSource, Oct. 10, 2017
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:13 AM

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration will look to borrow against the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center to help plug a projected $2.2 billion deficit and make payments to schools and human services providers.
Associated Press, Oct. 9, 2017
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Friday, October 6, 2017 9:31 AM

Four-fifths of eligible Lancaster County children don’t attend high-quality, publicly funded pre-k programs, a new report says.
Lancaster Online, Oct. 6, 2017
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