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  • Is Corbett doing an about-face on state's Common Core?

    Is Corbett doing an about-face on state's Common Core?
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett denounced the national Common Core math and reading standards Monday, but stopped short of saying he wanted to toss out Pennsylvania's own version of them.
  • Sen. Patrick M. Browne: Special education funding panel accomplishes goals

    As co-chairman of the Legislative Special Education Funding Formula Commission, I am writing to address the inaccurate and inflammatory commentary in The Morning Call July 27 feature, "Politics as usual," regarding the results of the panel's work. For 23...

    State commission tackles school funding

    HARRISBURG — A state commission tasked with recommending a school funding formula heard testimony Wednesday about the history and complexity of paying for public education in Pennsylvania. The group of Corbett administration officials and...

    Wayne Pacelle: Pigeon shoots are not a sport and should be banned

    Live animals are not meant to serve as targets or afternoon entertainment. Using these feeling, breathing animals as animated targets is not a right, or even close to a right. It is a medieval wrong. I'm speaking of Pennsylvania's throwback pigeon...

    Michael Mann: Public opinion critical for climate change fight

    If it's seemed warm to you of late, you'd be right. It is warm — in southeastern Pennsylvania, throughout the state and around the world. May 2014 was the warmest May on record on the planet, as noted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...