The recent news that the superintendent of Erie's Public Schools must consider closing the city's four high schools to meet a fiduciary duty to the Commonwealth has left the community in a state of panic.
Register Early for Environment Erie's Bike Around the Bay
by Angie Jeffery4/27/2016, 1:00 PM
On May 14, Environment Erie's Bike Around the Bay returns for the 14th year.
House for Sale! Features Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, and Free Tuition!
by Ben Speggen3/30/2016, 10:30 AM
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan follows through on a free education plan for local high school grads.
Erie at Large: An Island Unto Itself
by Jim Wertz11/11/2015, 1:45 PM
Erie is an island unto itself, disconnected from the machinations of state government in Harrisburg, our sister cities within the Commonwealth, and our big brothers to the south and southeast.
Erie at Large: The drama of funding education in Pennsylvania
by Jim Wertz10/28/2015, 10:30 AM
Schools in play: The drama of funding education in Pennsylvania
'PA public schools at Defcon-1' -- and are making national news
by Ben Speggen10/16/2015, 1:09 PM
The Atlantic weighs in on Erie schools' budget woes.
School Funding Takes Center Stage at Iroquois H.S.
by Jim Wertz10/12/2015, 1:14 PM
Iroquois High School to Host Free One-Night Show on October 14.
Harrisburg Happenings: September 30, 2015
by Sean Wiley9/30/2015, 9:30 AM
Partisan-fueled gridlock perpetuates the budget impasse.
At JES tonight: Panel talks public school funding
by Ryan Smith5/28/2015, 4:51 AM
School leaders from around the region are set to talk about matters related to school funding - or, the lack thereof - during a public forum tonight at Erie's Jefferson Educational Society.
Considering the City: Former Milwaukee Mayor and Author of the Wealth of Cities John Norquist Comes to Erie
by Civitas Members Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg3/18/2015, 12:25 PM
John Nordquist, former Milwaukee mayor and author of The Wealth of Cities, comes to Erie.
Wolf Presents Bold Budget, Bright Future
by Jim Wertz3/5/2015, 12:45 AM
Gov. Wolf laid out a bold agenda. Will the legislature follow the bold lead?
Local Schools and Districts Among Best in Pa.
by Jim Wertz1/12/2015, 9:02 PM
NWPA Collegiate Academy and three local school districts ranked among best in Pa.
Street Corner Soapbox: Tom Corbett's last blow to Pennsylvania's Education
by Jay Stevens1/7/2015, 7:45 AM
Outgoing-Gov. Corbett signed over power of York district school board to businessman Dave Meckley, who then turned it over to Charter Schools USA.
Erie School District Renews Focus on Leveling Educational Opportunity
by Jim Wertz8/24/2014, 1:35 PM
Erie School District begins 2014-2015 year with two programs intended to mitigate issues related to poverty.
Middle School Movie Moguls
by Jim Wertz7/3/2014, 8:00 AM
Kane Area Middle School Students Celebrate 150 Years of Kane with Documentary Film.