The Temple University Graduate Students’ Association (TUGSA) went on strike early Tuesday morning for the first time in the union’s history since it was founded in 1979 and continues to show their support for a living wage through ongoing rallies on campus.
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What’s Driving Shifts in Higher Ed Leadership? Social Pressures, Pandemic Exhaustion and Declining Enrollment | Opinion
Amid leadership changes at six of 11 local higher education institutions, academia looks to spread its benefits beyond the campus boundaries.
Local School District to Forgive Student Loan Debt
On Tuesday, August 30, Bristol Borough School District announced that it was canceling all student lunch debt which had accumulated to $21,914.49. The decision will profoundly impact the over 1,000 students that attend school within the district and their families.
Pennsylvania College Graduation Rates This Decade
According to the latest data from Pennsylvania, the average college graduation rate is 69.48 percent with just over 49,000 of the 70,803 students completing their degree within 6 years.
Enrollment Continues to Decline Throughout Pennsylvania Colleges
Pennsylvania colleges have continued to experience a downward enrollment trend well above the national average.
AG Josh Shapiro secures student debt relief for Pennsylvanians hurt by Sallie Mae “scam”
After several years of litigation co-led by Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro, officials announced a settlement targeting Navient, formerly known as Sallie Mae.
Despite quality schools, the quality of student aid still requires improvement
Pennsylvania ranks lower than many other states for higher education state aid, student debt size, and the affordability of a college education.
Governor Wolf’s budget shows commitment to higher education investments
Governor Tom Wolf joined Pennsylvania school officials and education stakeholders to highlight his continued commitment towards equitable investments in the state’s education systems.