Pa. House Approves Legislaton That Would Strengthen Charter Schools StatewideUnder the Republican-backed update to the current law, now nearly two decades old, charter schools would get their funding directly from the state, rather than having money pass through local school districts.
Pa. Gets $51M Federal Grant For Early Education ProgramsCarolyn Dumaresq, Pennsylvania's acting secretary of education, says some of the money will be used to create 50 "Local Early Childhood Education Innovation Zones" to serve the lowest performing elementary schools in the state.

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