Priorities

Priorities

Pennsylvania’s antiquated and inequitable system of public school funding has created yawning disparities between wealthy and poor school districts, leaving many to struggle with providing adequate educational opportunities for their students. Rather than...
Make it a C-note, then we’ll talk …

Make it a C-note, then we’ll talk …

Protesters rained one-dollar bills down on the Pennsylvania House of Representatives yesterday while chanting “STOP TAKING BRIBES” — a demonstration highlighting the state legislature’s light-handed rules and laws allowing unlimited gifts to...
‘… no matter how small.’

‘… no matter how small.’

Scranton School District PTA members and school board directors (along with this newspaper) are urging district residents and employees to make their voices heard in Harrisburg. At issue is a significant per-student state-funding shortfall compared to other similarly...