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  • Obama plans to nominate King as education secretary story has photos
    Updated: Feb-11-16 6:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will nominate Dr. John B. King Jr. to serve as Education Department secretary after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration, the White House said Thursday.

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 10:17 am

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania:

  • Governor's tapping of college endowments raises alumni ire 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 11:33 am

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is tapping college endowments to advance her policy agenda without taxpayers having to foot the bill, but the unconventional practice is raising the ire of some alumni, donors and lawmakers.

  • Obama administration seeks Pell grant expansion 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 4:59 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration wants to expand the federal Pell grant program to help more students graduate from college - by providing them with money to attend classes year-round and reward them for taking more credits.