Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.
What rights do helicopter parents have to choose classes in their kid’s best interest? Not as much as they’d like.
In Ohio, teachers of students off for a snow day must post their lessons online and require the work be completed during the next day to meet minimum hours.
Last week the American Medical Association put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public school children and teens.
In an increasing trend, Minnesota, Utah, South Dakota, and Idaho give scholarships as an incentive to accelerate high school diplomas, cutting public school costs; twenty-four other states allow various ways to finish early.