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(May 17) Mango for Governor: Paul Mango Announces Candidacy For Governor of Pennsylvania

Mango for Governor: Paul Mango announces candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania. Text of May 17 press release. Mango to visit Pittsburgh, New Milford, Scranton, and Mechanicsburg on tour. ANNOUNCEMENT & SPEECH TEXT PITTSBURGH – Veteran and prominent Pittsburgh-area businessman Paul … Continue reading »


(May 8) PA Senate Sends Bill to Wolf’s Desk That Encourages School Bus Drivers and Crossing Guards to Train to Use EpiPens on Students Suffering Severe Allergic Reactions By Promising Them Civil Immunity

By Charles Thompson The Patriot-News The Pennsylvania Senate gave swift and easy passage Monday to a bill that would extend “good Samaritan” immunity to school bus drivers and crossing guards called upon to administer auto-injectors like EpiPens to students. The … Continue reading »


(May 7) Delaware County Daily Times Calls for Citizens to Demand State Address School Funding Inequities

By Editorial Board Delaware County Times Brandt reported on two recent studies which analyzed school funding under the current application of the so-called fair funding formula. The results paint a startling picture of discrimination. Not only were poorer districts getting … Continue reading »


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(May 17) Erie School District Approves Plan to Offer Retirement Incentives and Mulls Tuition Hike For Students Who Attend Academy

By Ed Palattella Erie Times-News The Erie School District is pushing ahead with early retirement incentives and wants approval to increase tuition for students from outside the district who attend Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy. The School Board on Wednesday night … Continue reading »


(May 18) Shippensburg University’s Next President Is No Stranger to Pa.’s State System of Higher Education

By Jan Murphy The Patriot-News An executive vice president and university counsel for Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to become Shippensburg University’s next president. The State System of Higher Education’s governing board on Thursday voted to hire system alum … Continue reading »


(May 7) Delaware County Daily Times Calls for Citizens to Demand State Address School Funding Inequities

By Editorial Board Delaware County Times Brandt reported on two recent studies which analyzed school funding under the current application of the so-called fair funding formula. The results paint a startling picture of discrimination. Not only were poorer districts getting … Continue reading »


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