Penn State makes it official _ men’s, women’s Division I ice hockey programs in Happy Valley

Penn State starting a Division I hockey program

Anti-social networking? Pa. college blacks out Twitter, Facebook, other media for a week

A week without Facebook? Pa. college tries it out

Northeastern Pa. school district settles ACLU lawsuit in ’sexting’ case involving teen girl

Pa. school district settles ’sexting’ lawsuit

No time like the present: Colleges say more freshmen looking for career advice early on

Colleges: Freshmen looking for career advice now

Western Pa. high school students shown ‘pornographic pictures’ during blood bank presentation

Pa. students shown X-rated photos in assembly

A day of racial violence at South Philadelphia High School changes a student _ and the school

Racial violence changes student _ and school

Penn State president welcomes Nebraska crossover game next year in expanded Big 10

Penn St prez welcomes Nebraska crossover game

Black arts student files federal suit saying 3 white Pittsburgh police beat him without cause

Arts student sues over Pittsburgh police beating

Cash-strapped colleges not waiting until graduation to cultivate campus donors

Colleges see prospective donors among new students

Associated Press names Larma, Stewart, Sato, Stathis as US regional photo editors

AP names 4 to US regional photo editor positions

For some college freshmen, essays on summer reading assignments pay off with prizes, tuition

Colleges award prizes, tuition for summer reading

Pa. school district settles with teacher suspended over Facebook photo of her with stripper

Pa. school settles Facebook stripper-photo case

At likely 1832 mass grave in Pa., unearthed bones show murder of Irish immigrant rail workers

Old Irish bones may yield murderous secrets in Pa.

From regal to ruin: 100-year-old Gilded Age mansion quietly crumbles outside Philadelphia

Regal ruins: palatial mansion near Philly crumbles

Universities and government look to boost lucrative market for education entrepreneurship

Education inventors get boost under new programs

Pa. House approves changes to large pension plans for teachers, state government employees

Pa. House approves pension-overhaul bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve significant changes to the state’s two large public-sector pension plans.

4 years after opening, Microsoft’s Philadelphia school has traveled rocky road to stability

Microsoft’s Philly high school traveled rocky road

Penn State gas drilling study questioned over industry tie; school, researcher defend work

PSU drilling study questioned over industry tie

Philadelphia’s flagship Catholic high school, once claimed as world’s largest, closes doors

One-time flagship Philly Catholic school closing

Video game-heavy Army recruiting center at Philadelphia mall closing at end of July

Flashy Army recruitment center in Pa. mall closing

US court weighs 2 Pa. cases in which schools punished students for off-campus online posts

US court weighs school discipline for Web posts

Haverford College officials set to return stolen Descartes letter to rightful owner in France

Pa. college to return stolen letter by Descartes

VP Biden speaks at daughter’s graduation from University of Pennsylvania’s social work school

VP Biden speaks at daughter’s Penn commencement

Judge permanently bans suburban Philly school district from webcam spying on students

Judge bans webcam spying on Philly students

Toomey unveils 1st ad in Pa.; GOP fundraising on Supreme Court pick

News Pres Obama Healthcare

Little-known Kansas attorney is architect behind many controversial immigration laws

Kan. lawyer is architect of many immigration laws

Correction: Laptops-Spying on Students story

Correction: Laptops-Spying on Students story

Pa. 5th-grader stuck ‘death list’ of 12 names inside school library book; police investigating

Pa. 5th-grader’s ‘death list’ left in library book

Mr. President? Not today _ leader of Widener University switches roles with a student

Pa. college president switches places with student

Biden to speak at daughter’s graduation from University of Pennsylvania’s social work school

Biden to speak at daughter’s commencement at Penn

Black woman leads Philadelphia boarding school founded in 1848 for white boys only

President Barack Obama

Insurer balks at covering cost of litigation, settlement in Pa. school webcam spying case

Insurer won’t pay legal costs in Pa. webcam spying

Tech worker in Pa. webcam spying case says student had no expectation of privacy

School worker: Pa. teen had no privacy expectation

Pa. school district admits taking 56,000 secret webcam photos, screen shots of student laptops

Pa. district took 56,000 images on student laptops

Family claims district captured thousands of images in laptop spying scandal at Pa. school

Family: Pa. school snared 1,000s of webcam images

Man with gun disarmed at Pittsburgh magnet school after attacking security guard; no one shot

Gunman disarmed at Pa. school after striking guard

Patti LaBelle to get honorary degree from Temple University in her native Philadelphia

Patti LaBelle to get honorary degree in Philly

1,500 Temple University nurses, health professionals strike over work rule, tuition perk

Temple nurses strike over work rule, tuition perk

Parents of 2 million twentysomethings see relief ahead under health care reform

2 million eager for health care on parents’ plans

Philadelphia charter school will close nightclub that operated in cafeteria during off-hours

Philly charter school says nightclub will close

Pa. university offers free iPads to students; Ore. college gives choice of iPad or computer

Pa. university offers free iPads to its students

Italy’s Franklin and Marshall apparel translates into scholarship, publicity for Pa. college

School? Fashion label? Franklin & Marshall is both

Philadelphia charter school questioned over sharing space with a nightclub

Philly charter school moonlights as a nightclub

Philadelphia charter school questioned on shared space with nightclub, spending practices

Philly charter school questioned on club, spending

With school webcam case as backdrop, Pa. Sen. Specter pushes for electronic privacy laws

Specter pushes for stronger federal privacy laws

Laptop spying, wiretap laws on agenda at Senate hearing Monday in Philly, amid school suit

Senate hearing in Philly focuses on laptop spying

NCAA: Maryland beats Houston 89-77; 8 teams with double-digit seeds advance to second round

NCAA: Chalk-filled Day 2 ends with Maryland win

NCAA: Gary Williams has Maryland close to advancing to second round for second straight year

NCAA: Maryland leading Houston in final minutes

NCAA: California beats Pitino’s Louisville 77-62, advances to play No. 1 seed Duke

NCAA: California defeats Louisville 77-62

Quite the three-headed monster that sent Cal to a 77-62 victory over Louisville and into a second-round game against top-seeded Duke on Sunday. Theo Robertson scored 21 points, Jerome Randle had 19 and Patrick Christopher had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Bears.

NCAA: Houston looking tired; Cougars played 4 games in 4 days in conference tourney

NCAA: Houston looking tired in final minutes