John Micek: With Wolf's tax vote flop, road map to budget agreement is difficult to chart. Focus is on impact of continued impasse on public schools. Keywords: education, legislature, politics.    The Patriot-News


In Bradford County, Athens Area School Board rejects fact-finder report, awaits teacher union vote.    The Daily Review

In Northampton County, stalled teacher contract negotiations at Nazareth Area School District could be a step closer to a resolution.    The Morning Call

In Butler County, substitute nurse claims South Butler School District has a substitute staffing 'crisis.'    Tribune-Review

Eight schools in Northumberland County and two in Snyder County are among the 561 academically challenged that failed to receive assistance from PDE, according to Auditor General DePasquale. Education Secretary Rivera cited.    The Daily Item

Scranton School District presents new offer to striking teachers.    The Times-Tribune

Octorara Area School District teams with Chester County for emergency response training pilot program for students. Keywords: public safety.    The Philadelphia Inquirer

With Wolf's backing, Delaware County's Chester Upland School District asks judge to approve deal with charter schools for substantially reduced rate for special-education students. Bill by Rep. Kirkland mentioned.    The Philadelphia Inquirer

Higher Education

Cheyney University has lost more than half of its enrollment in last five years. Faculty union has been told layoffs could be coming in the next year.    The Philadelphia Inquirer

PA university enrollments continue to decline. PASSHE Chancellor Brogan warns that changes need to be made to survive and meet the needs of students in an era of declining enrollment.    Tribune-Review

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