Education



Classes At Pa.’s state-owned universities will be mostly held online in fall, system approves building sales in cost-cutting move

“We still have a responsibility to provide a quality and affordable education for those students who are sticking with us.”

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: August 13, 2020 | 12:31 pm

Students at Penn State forced to sign COVID-19 liability waiver to participate in fall semester

Other universities across the country have required similar waivers, but students and legal experts say Penn State’s crosses the line.s

By Sara Simon/Spotlight PA

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Condemn, discuss, repeat: Students of color say Pa.’s state universities fail to address campus racism

At best, many students of color said they feel unwelcome and ill-supported. At worst, they feel unsafe and targeted.

By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA

On the fence: Teachers, excited to get back in the classroom, remain concerned about coronavirus risks

With fluid guidelines in place, educators say they want to return to school but they remain concerned that a return to brick-and-mortar schools poses significant and unavoidable health risks.

By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive

Updated: August 4, 2020 | 4:50 pm

Pa. education secretary will step down in October to lead Lancaster technical college

Education Secretary Pedro Rivera will be the next president of Thaddeus Stevens College in Lancaster.
By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA


Teachers seize the moment as parent demand fuels market for private tutors

Requests for long-term tutoring services have exploded on social media across the country in recent weeks.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads
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