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Editor’s Note: Earlier today, Ruby Jane Anderson sent us the following about why she and other members of the Philadelphia Student Union disrupted the Philadelphia School Reform Commission’s showing of the anti-union movie, Won’t Back Down.  Yesterday, the School Reform Commission held a movie night in …

Early this morning, students in the Philadelphia School District began walking out their school buildings as part of a student strike in support of their teachers. On Monday – one day after World Teachers Day – the Philadelphia School Reform Commission took the unprecedented move …

On July 30, PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) administrators announced their intentions to deepen the austerity at five state-owned universities: Mansfield, Edinboro, Clarion, East Stroudsburg, and Cheyney. These are the same five universities that claimed “financial hardship” last year and experienced sweeping cuts to faculty and …

You may have caught the announcement that Gov. Tom Corbett was on hand to open Philadelphia’s first public compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station recently. VNG – a Bala Cynwyd-based start-up devoted to “building the national infrastructure to fuel America’s natural gas vehicles” – installed …

#PAGov: Tom Corbett About to Get Santorumed

September 3, 2014 // 3 Comments

No no, not that “Santorum,” but this Santorum. The one where Rick Santorum lost to Bob Casey by a 20 point margin in 2006, and with Robert Morris University’s latest poll, Tom Corbett is primed to be bounced out of office by a double-digit margin.  The question now is by how much. …

As the Ronald Tomalis scandal unfolded, acting Department of Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq admitted to cleansing emails on a nightly basis, and that’s probably extremely illegal.   Now the conservative leaning Pittsburgh Tribune is calling the Corbett administration out on that admission.  They wrote: First, there are …

Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia may have found an entry-way to the cure for AIDS. Once the HIV virus enters the body it can lie dormant for years. It can also evolve into AIDS.  But, until now, it could never be removed. It’s far too …

Editor’s Note: Late this afternoon, the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) issued the following press release in response to the retrenchment notices issued to five PASSHE universities yesterday. Raging Chicken Press received the press release after Kevin Mahoney’s piece on this …

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