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Gov. Wolf renews higher-ed scholarship idea, amid worker shortage

By just about every measure there is, Pennsylvania is ranked at the bottom among states in the level of state aid for higher education, size of student debt and affordability of its colleges.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pa. community colleges hope remote learning, fast degree programs will lure students amid pandemic

“Thirty percent of our credits were earned in the online space, and it was the fastest growing segment of our enrollment.”

By Sam Dunklau

Erie community college gets greenlight from state Board of Education

“This is a giant step forward."
By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA

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Pa. community colleges help students with rent, food to avoid dropouts

Westmoreland County Community College has paid students’ landlords, loaned out computers and hotspots and distributed grocery store gift cards.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

State Board of Education plans virtual hearing in June on Erie’s bid for a community college

“It’s time to get this done and decided, and please don’t delay any longer.”
By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA

Updated: 2019-11-14 12:32:00

Erie’s campaign for community college hits another delay

State Board of Education rejected request to take final action on Thursday
By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA

Could Erie County become home to Pa.’s 15th community college? Gov. Wolf supports it

But the top-ranking Republican in the Senate is opposed
By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA