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File photos of Governor Tom Corbett and his challenger, Tom Wolf. (Credit for file photos of Corbett and Wolf: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

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.

09/23/2014

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Parents Don’t Have Legal Right To Choose Kids’ Teachers

What rights do helicopter parents have to choose classes in their kid’s best interest? Not as much as they’d like.

03/25/2014

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E-Learning Offers Alternative To Snow Days

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.

03/04/2014

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AMA Weighs In On Childhood Obesity

Last week the American Medical Association put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public school children and teens.

06/27/2012

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High School, Only Shorter

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.

04/25/2012

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