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  • Pennsylvania tuition hikes are shortsighted and wrong - Philly.com - Philly.com
    published on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:00:59 GMT
    Philly.comPennsylvania tuition hikes are shortsighted and wrong - Philly.comPhilly.comThere are good reasons why increasing the cost of higher education is bad policy in the state. - John Baer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.Pennsylvania's state-owned universities are seeking presidents ...Reading EagleConsultant: State-owned universities need major changes - The ...Allentown Morning Callall 5 news articles »...
  • Elizabethtown College first in Pa. to offer theater endorsement program for education majors - LancasterOnline
    published on Sun, 23 Jul 2017 11:05:44 GMT
    LancasterOnlineElizabethtown College first in Pa. to offer theater endorsement program for education majorsLancasterOnlineStudents getting a degree in education at Elizabethtown College can now add a theater program endorsement certificate to their studies, the college announced Wednesday. And the college is the first in the Pennsylvania where students can do so ......
  • Medical Cannabis Education Tour launches Tuesday in Philly - Philly.com
    published on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:00:47 GMT
    Philly.comMedical Cannabis Education Tour launches Tuesday in PhillyPhilly.comSara Jane Ward (center), a cannabinoid researcher at Temple University, will lead the Pennsylvania Medicinal Cannabis Education Tour. Kevin Provost (left), of Greenhouse Ventures, is organizing the events. Charles Pollack (right), director of Jefferson ......
  • Pennsylvania Education Department and Advocates Highlight the Importance of Summer Learning Programs - PR Newswire (press release)
    published on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:19:31 GMT
    Pennsylvania Education Department and Advocates Highlight the Importance of Summer Learning ProgramsPR Newswire (press release)READING, Pa., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Executive Deputy Secretary David Volkman highlighted the importance of summer learning programs at the Summer Learning Rally in Reading.and more »...
  • CPI's Ed Finnefrock honored by Pa. Association of Career and Technical Education - Centre Daily Times
    published on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:53:00 GMT
    CPI's Ed Finnefrock honored by Pa. Association of Career and Technical EducationCentre Daily TimesFor the fifth consecutive year, a staff member from Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology was honored by the Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Education. Veteran welding instructor Ed Finnefrock was named Outstanding ......
  • Ron Southwick: Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education needs strong leadership - Reading Eagle
    published on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:03:21 GMT
    Reading EagleRon Southwick: Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education needs strong leadershipReading EagleAn external review of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education calls for stronger leadership of the 14 state-owned universities.At the very least, the system, which includes Kutztown University, is poised to get new leadership. The system's ......
  • Pennsylvania recognized for IDEA compliance - Tribune-Review
    published on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:25:00 GMT
    Pennsylvania recognized for IDEA complianceTribune-ReviewPennsylvania has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, according to a statement from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This is the 10th ...Pennsylvania is Awarded for Performance Under the National Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)PR Newswire (press release)all 2 news articles »...
  • After 4 Years, Head Of PA Higher Education Retiring - 90.5 WESA
    published on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:59:53 GMT
    90.5 WESAAfter 4 Years, Head Of PA Higher Education Retiring90.5 WESA"We cannot understand and improve the state system without understanding the whole landscape of higher education in Pennsylvania with its rather Byzantine structure, which state-owned, state-related, community colleges, privates." The Chester County ......
  • Chancellor of Pa. State System announces retirement - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    published on Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:44:23 GMT
    Pittsburgh Post-GazetteChancellor of Pa. State System announces retirementPittsburgh Post-GazetteJoni Finney, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Research on Higher Education, said the timing of Mr. Brogan's announcement was curious. “Well, I certainly think it will slow everything down,” she said. “Unless the board (of ...Pa. state university system chief to retirePhilly.comPennsylvania University System Chancellor to RetireInside Higher EdFrank Brogan, PASS...
  • Tough Words For Pennsylvania's Higher Education System - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
    published on Wed, 12 Jul 2017 23:52:05 GMT
    CBS Pittsburgh / KDKATough Words For Pennsylvania's Higher Education SystemCBS Pittsburgh / KDKAPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Amid talks of raising tuition, consultants hired to review the state's system of higher education delivered their report today. There were tough words about Pennsylvania's public system of higher education from the consultant group ...No closures, mergers recommended for Pa. state collegesPhilly.comReport urges overhaul of troubled State System universities ...Pi...