Education

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(Keystone Crossroads) In 2015, the Harvard Kennedy School decided to support Pennsylvania in creating Pay for Success programs. If Pay for Success sounds like bribing a middle schooler to bring home good grades ($5 for an A, anyone?) it’s because both transactions aim to incentivize results.  The former is just more involved than the latter.

Katie Meyer

Faculty members from Pennsylvania's state university system are rallying over the continuing lack of a contract agreement. The professors at the 14 state-owned schools have been without one for more than a year, and negotiations between the system and the union aren't going well.

Karen DeWitt

The parents and children in Utica and seven other upstate school districts involved in the so-called "Small Cities Lawsuit" say their fight for obtaining more education funding is not done yet.

PA Parents Weigh In On Education Funding

Sep 26, 2016

As part of the Keystone Crossroads' continued look at education funding in Pennsylvania, multimedia journalist Jessica Kourkounis set out across the state to speak to parents about how they were feeling. 

Payne Horning, WRVO

(WRVO) Utica College is welcoming its largest freshman class ever. The private school's officials say it's just one of the many benefits it's seeing from the "reset" of undergraduate tuition rates. It dropped from $35,000 a year to $20,000. 

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Members of the professor's union at Corning Community College are rallying tonight on campus to garner support during an impasse with the administration.

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

A second school that emphasizes a project-based learning strategy has opened its doors in central New York.

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The Common Core learning standards have been in place for a few years now. A lot of the news coverage in New York has been about Common Core-aligned tests. But tests are just one piece of the puzzle.

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

(WRVO) Colleges and universities in central New York are reaching out to ITT Technical Institute students after the school announced it would be closing all of its campuses across the country. 

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(Harrisburg) -- This election season has frequently been called unusual, at the very least, and that's due in no small part to the unexpected candidacy of Republican Donald Trump.

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