Letter: PA Schools Work Advocates for Our Schools

Letter: PA Schools Work Advocates for Our Schools

Do you know that Pennsylvania ranks 46th in the country in the state share of K-12 education funding? The average state covers 47 percent of school funding costs, but our state contributes only 38 percent, according to the US Census Bureau. In fact, state funding for...

PA Schools Work advocates for our schools

Do you know that Pennsylvania ranks 46th in the state’s share of K-12 education funding? Most states cover 47 percent of school costs, but PA contributes only 38 percent. State funding for classroom costs has declined since 2013 by $155.3 million. Increases in state...
School officials seek more education funding

School officials seek more education funding

School and community leaders gained new tools in their advocacy for more funding in public schools Saturday at a regional summit, telecasted at the BLaST Intermediate Unit on Reach Road. About 20 people traveled to Williamsport to hear speakers from Luzerne, Lehigh,...
Somerset teacher garners prestigious award

Somerset teacher garners prestigious award

Katherine Bobby’s dedication to her students is paying off in more ways than one. On Wednesday, at an all-school assembly at Eagle View Elementary School, the third-grade teacher was recognized as a 2018 Milken Educator Award winner and was presented with an...