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From the Editors: September 14, 2016
by The Editors9/14/2016, 10:30 AM
Lately, Erie's getting a lot of attention.
Harrisburg Happenings: June 27, 2016
by Sean Wiley6/27/2016, 11:20 AM
There is no greater responsibility of the Pennsylvania General Assembly than to invest in the future of this Commonwealth and that future begins and ends in public education.
Erie At Large: The education money can't buy
by Jim Wertz6/22/2016, 1:15 PM
Amid the dark cloud of education funding that looms over Erie's Public Schools, there may be a silver lining.
Considering the City (and County): United we stand
by Lisa Austin, Civitas6/8/2016, 3:30 PM
We must persevere.
Just Toyin' Witcha: June 8, 2016
by B. Toy6/8/2016, 12:15 PM
"I'll do it! Don't think I won't! I swear I will! It's for their own good!"
Erie at Large: No Schools, No City
by Jim Wertz5/25/2016, 3:15 PM
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.
Erie At Large: The educational costs of children in poverty
by Jim Wertz3/2/2016, 11:15 AM
According to the Pa. Department of Education, the average number of public school students living in poverty in 2006 was nearly 80 percent districtwide.
'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.
Odyssean Times Call for an Odyssean Hero
by Ben Speggen9/30/2015, 1:30 PM
The emblematic relationship between EPS and the City of Erie.
Erie at Large: The Hard Costs of Public Education
by Jim Wertz9/30/2015, 9:00 AM
Erie Public Schools Superintendent Jay Badams faces an impossible decision.