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Pre-K Counts And Head Start Providers Feeling Squeeze Of PA Budget Stalemate

By Jim Melwert

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the state budget impasse enters its third month, “Pre-K Counts” and “Head Start” supplemental grants are among the funds being held hostage in the budget stalemate. 137 more words

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Americans' Support for Unions on the Rise

Though support for unions took a hit during the recent recession, approval of unions is now on the rebound with almost six in ten Americans supporting unions, according to a recent Gallup Poll. 57 more words

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Summer Vacation Over, Back To School This Week For Many Students

By Tim Jimenez

Bensalem, Pa. (CBS) — The calendar hasn’t hit September yet but it’s the first day of school for many districts in our area. 172 more words

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Resurgence of arts and science? Even as engineering seats go abegging, the humanities and science courses are seeing an increase in demand

The Hindu | Education Plus » Colleges |  August 30, 2015 | Geeta Padmanabhan |

Even as engineering seats go abegging, the humanities and science courses are seeing an increase in demand. 870 more words

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Study: Four-Day School Weeks Are Better For Kids

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – More schooling is generally considered better for students, but a new study finds that the opposite may be true.

Researchers at Georgia State University and Montana State University found that shortening the school week to four days helped elementary school students perform better at math, reports… 224 more words

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Cheyney University’s Financial Woes Getting Worse

By Paul Kurtz

CHEYNEY, Pa. (CBS) – Financially beleaguered Cheyney University is facing another crisis.
The school may owe the US Department of Education more than $29-million due to mismanagement of financial aid funds for students. 155 more words

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