Higher Education

Wages Are Higher for Better Educated WorkersIssue Spotlight: Investing in Education & the Economy

There is a strong link between the educational attainment of a state’s workforce and both productivity and workers’ pay, according to a new study from the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN). Expanding access to high-quality education will create more economic opportunity for Pennsylvania residents and do more to strengthen the state’s overall economy than anything else.

Investing in Education: Read a Press Release on the Study

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July 2, 2009

Throughout June, PBPC presented a daily look at how service cuts being considered in Harrisburg will hurt Pennsylvanians. Check out the whole list of 30.

February 10, 2009

Pennsylvania is one of at least 24 states to trim funding for higher education as a way to close a mid-year budget gap, according to a new paper from the Center on Budget Policies and Priorities in Wa

February 4, 2009

Governor Ed Rendell's proposed 2009-10 budget manages to avoid deep cuts.

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