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Pennsylvania Auditor General Targets ‘Excessive’ Charter School Spending

Auditor General Jack Wagner says Pennsylvania charter schools are spending a million dollars a day more than necessary.

06/21/2012

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Pennsylvania Senate To Vote On New Budget

With the state’s revenue picture improving, the Senate is expected to approve a budget plan that would restore the governor’s proposed cuts for state-owned universities and three state-related schools, Temple, Pitt and Penn State in exchange for a pledge from the heads of those schools to keep tuition hikes at or below the rate of inflation.

05/09/2012

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Councilwoman Wants To Boost Education Budget By Keeping Bars Open Later

City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown and an ally in the state house are introducing companion bills to allow city bars to serve alcohol until 3 a.m., an hour later than currently.

01/26/2012

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Chester Upland School Officials, State Education Reps Meet With Judge Today

Both sides will be back before a federal judge today as the Chester Upland School District seeks a court order for more state funding to stave off a financial crisis.

01/13/2012

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