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Pittsburgh program gets funding boost to get more city students into college

The institute trains educators in the schools to teach courses that earn students college credits while in high school.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

New Pa. budget injects $125M into private school tax credit program that lacks basic accountability

The additional $125 million in the state budget for Pennsylvania’s educational tax credits represented the largest one-time funding boost for the program since its inception nearly two decades ago

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Pa. schools, businesses, and housing efforts are among the winners in this year’s state budget

Pennsylvania schools, businesses and housing projects are the big winners in the state’s $45 billion budget.

By Sam Dunklau

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Pennsylvania colleges want more funding to increase enrollment

Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned colleges and universities have lost a quarter of their students in the last decade, and this year the system recorded its steepest single-year loss

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

How much of Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal will remain intact? Depends on who you ask.

Wolf is reaching for the big bucks in his final year in office, despite the immediate protest from Republican lawmakers in the majority.
By Sam Dunklau
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