Pennsylvania Receives $1M Grant To Improve Education For Prison InmatesPennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel says the grant from the U.S. Department of Education will target adult offenders between 18 and 25 years old.
Pre-K For PA Campaign Pushes Governor-Elect Wolf, Legislature To Invest In 4-Year-OldsA top ranking U.S. Department of Education official and members of a statewide campaign to increase early learning opportunities for children swapped stories and strategies on Thursday at a Philadelphia City Hall summit.
Mayor's Commission On Literacy Launches New Effort To Improve Adult Skill LevelsRecent data from the US Department of Education shows that roughly 36 million Americans between age 16 and 65 lack basic literacy, math and problem solving skills, putting American adult skill levels far below the international average.
Local Students Attend National College Fair At Convention CenterMany of the prospective students at the fair were looking for majors that they hope will help them get a job right out of school in a variety of fields.
Penn State Gets Report On Federal Sandusky Probe Penn State has received a preliminary report from the federal government regarding whether its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal complied with campus crime reporting requirements, the university said Monday.
Penn State Main Has Most Expensive Public In-State Tuition Costs, According To New Website According to the new website, of the 32 most expensive public schools for in-state tuition, Penn State's 20 campuses are on the list, with main campus on top.
US Education Secretary And Other Officials At Temple For Teaching Town HallU.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and a host of local officials will gather at Temple University today for a town hall discussion of teaching.