Category Archives: Education

Wagner’s Chopper parody account ‘funny,’ but serious discussion needed, said Sen. Wagner’s office

What seemed like it might have been a short-lived parody of one state senator’s unique way of making a point in local media continues to grow in followers and topics. Tweeting live from the “Commonwealth’s Skies,” Twitter account Wagner’s Chopper … Continue reading

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April Fools Day news release targets Sen. Wagner

This post, originally posted April 1, 2015, was updated April 2, 2015, to include comments from Keystone Progress: According to Keystone Progress, children across Pennsylvania are big fans of state Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden Township, for his stances on … Continue reading

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Rep. Regan: Applications now being taken for school safety grants

The state education department has opened the application window for several grants aimed at improving school safety, according to a news release from state Rep. Mike Regan’s office.

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Video of candidates talking school choice at Lincoln Charter School

Comments by Democrat Eugene DePasquale and Libertarian Betsy Summers made it into my main story about Tuesday night’s candidate event at Lincoln Charter School. Here is what Democrat Harry Perkinson and Libertarian Mike Koffenberger, running in the 4th Congressional District … Continue reading

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Face the Facts: Money into schools doesn’t affect test scores

More money into the public education system doesn’t affect test scores, Face the Facts finds.

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Should the U.S. spend more on education? Take our poll. And leave a comment.

Each day in the 100 days leading up to Election Day, the York Daily Record and Face the Facts USA will be partnering to bring you one exhaustively researched and vetted, non-partisan fact about a major issue facing our nation. … Continue reading

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