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Pa. Democrats say House speaker struck failed GOP votes from the record

Speaker Mike Turzai counters that he did so because of a routine parliamentary issue.

By Katie Meyer

Harrisburg School District to start 2020 with new acting superintendent

Chris Celmer joined as assistant acting superintendent. He was promoted to the top job this week.

By Rachel McDevitt

‘We don’t believe in punishment’: Student-led youth court could come to Harrisburg school

The idea is that by following through with the plan laid out by the jury, the student would ideally come to understand the gravity of his actions.
By Sean Sauro/PennLive

State’s top auditor says voucher program would devastate Harrisburg School District

Pennsylvania’s elected fiscal watchdog is warning a proposal in the state capitol could wreck a midstate school district’s already-precarious finances.

By Rachel McDevitt

Harrisburg School District starts school year under new management

Years of reported mismanagement and poor budgeting caught up with the District and earlier this summer, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania took operational control of the schools. New management found over $5 million worth of taxpayer dollars that were questionably spent. 

By Justin Kocis

Harrisburg School District can find hope for revival in Reading: 7 lessons

“There’s financial unrest in Harrisburg that’s very similar to what we walked into in Reading in 2014,” Chris Celmer said.

By Ron Southwick/PennLive