A push to take a fresh look at the five-decade-old funding formula for community colleges got another shove today by the House Education Committee. It approved legislation, sponsored by Rep. Jim Marshall, R-Beaver, to form a 19-member task force to examine the sustainability of the current funding model. The panel also will look at accessibility and affordability issues related to community college.
Teachers will be able to lock out intruders from classrooms in Pittsburgh Public Schools as part of the school district's response to the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
PSP has indicated its desire to support transformational improvements in Facilities Master Plan receiving schools during the upcoming school year with grants totaling $2 million or more. The grants are contingent upon school leaders with strong track records making it through PSP’s grant-approval process with compelling school turnaround plans.
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- don’t offer better academic outcomes for students, and
- don’t save significant amounts of money.
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