Christina Lengyel 

The Center Square contributor.

Student teacher stipend application launches

(The Center Square) – The application process for Pennsylvania’s new student teacher stipend program officially rolled out this week. During a news conference Wednesday, legislators from both sides of the… Read More

April 12, 2024
Public Education
Year in Review: Pennsylvania education policy

(The Center Square) – From preschool through college, from the family wallet to the state’s coffers, the cost of education stretching budgets beyond their capacity has been a major theme… Read More

December 27, 2023
Public Education
Basic ed funding hearings wrap with charter schools

(The Center Square) – Pennsylvania’s Basic Education Funding Commission hearings ended in Harrisburg this week, where charter schools took center stage. After months of painstaking reflection on the inadequacies of… Read More

November 20, 2023
Public Education
Pennsylvania slashes fees on educational savings plan

(The Center Square) – Recently slashed fees on Pennsylvania’s educational savings program could save taxpayers more than half a million over the next year. Treasurer Stacy Garrity said the 1.25… Read More

July 18, 2023
Bill easing substitute teacher certification advances in Pennsylvania

(The Center Square) – The House Education Committee advanced a bill this week that extends flexibilities in hiring substitute teachers to ease school staffing shortages. Committee Chairman Rep. Peter Schweyer,… Read More

June 23, 2023