Budget turmoil at Philly’s second-largest charter school — but officials keep quiet about why

It’s the kind of financial and administrative turmoil that would draw major headlines at a large, traditional school district.
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Wolf is proposing state university scholarships using money from horse racing fund

Race horse organizations say it could end the sport in Pa.
By Alexandra Stein and Smart Talk

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Autism and child care: How a lack of quality programs hurts families

Autism is often marked by difficulty processing sensory information and learning to communicate and interact socially. Those challenges can make it especially difficult for families to find care for their children.

By Joel Wolfram/WHYY

Forget Penn and Pitt: Is this little-known school the best deal in Pa. higher-ed?

The Delaware County Technical Schools Practical Nursing Program is, at heart, a quick-turn program that trains students to become licensed practical nurses.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Thanks to this program for teachers, a distinctive Philly diner will live on after its closure

Since its inception, the fund has distributed about 500 grants of $500 or less.
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Dickinson College protest ends as officials, students ink deal to improve handling of sex assault complaints

Student Rose McAvoy sparked the sit-in by airing her displeasure with how school officials responded when she reported being sexually assaulted in 2017.
By Matt Miller/PennLive

‘Fronts for private management:’ Wolf takes aim at charter schools in state budget

In Gov. Tom Wolf’s previous five budget talks, he hadn’t even uttered the words “charter schools” — despite 20 years of debate over how the state should fund and oversee this growing part of Pennsylvania’s public-school profile.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads