New Pa. Senate majority leader Corman: Pension overhaul before any Wolf tax measures

New Pa. Senate majority leader Corman: Pension overhaul before any Wolf tax measuresOn Tuesday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf will unveil a state budget proposal that will crystallize his plan for increasing education spending while also dealing with the state's $2.3 billion structural deficit.

Philadelphia district nets $42 million from selling former schools

Philadelphia district nets $42 million from selling former schools The George W. Childs Elementary School is one of 12 former schools the district has sold since 2013. Sales are pending for another 14 properties.

Pennsylvania considers foray into online gaming

Pennsylvania considers foray into online gamingGamblers in Pennsylvania may soon be able to wager on everything from Texas hold'em to slots, all from a computer or smartphone.

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End the death penalty and redirect savings to programs that help victims

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Does Black History Month separate more than it unites?

I've been thinking a lot about Black History Month. I get a lot of questions, often about "Do we still need Black History Month?" It's difficult for me to answer because, to be honest with you, I live black history every day.

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Separate but thriving: how one Delaware district teaches its unaccompanied minors [video]

Last summer's migration of Central American children to the U.S. created an issue in the Indian River School District, but a plan was devised.
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WHYY's Pricecheck: Share your medical bill, make health costs transparent

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