The General Assembly has approved legislation to grant in-state tuition to students in Maryland who are illegal immigrants.
In an effort to show Gov. Tom Corbett what a mistake it would be to cut state funding, the Pennsylvania College Coalition is urging Pa state college students to upload videos to YouTube explaining how the cuts are going to hurt them.
There may be more women holding leadership positions these days, but all across campuses across the nation, there’s one position lacking females — student government association president.
And I thought the SAT’s were hard when I took them back in the day (hey, who remembers the “old SAT’s”?) Anyway, now it’s just gotten crazier. On Saturday, as high school students across the nation broke out their number 2 pencils, a writing prompt actually asked students to give their opinion on reality television.
I went home to Scranton for a few days this week where the number one issue everyone was talking about was Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposal to cut spending to state schools (well, OK, Parade Day was the hot topic but this was a very close second).
Like every true Pennsylvanian, I considered going to one of our big state schools for college. So, when I heard about our new republican governor’s proposal to cut state school spending by 50 percent, I was furious. And embarrassed that Gov. Tom Corbett would even suggest such a proposal.
Check out this protest that college students in Nevada took part in. After hearing about possible state cuts that would affect their schools, these students decided to let everyone know how upset they were.