CPBJ - Education http://www.cpbj.com/section/education Education News Education en-us Copyright 2016 Central Penn Business Journal Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:30:59 EST Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:30:59 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119990&source=RSS Don't overlook the economic impact of Pennsylvania's state-owned universities When discussing 2011's 90 million reduction in state allocation for our 14 state-owned universities including Millersville University and Shippensburg University and the subsequent years of flat funding, most observers rightly focus on the negative impact on educational quality, affordability for students and their families and ballooning. . . Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119994&source=RSS Camp Hill mom builds ballet business Laura Gifford wanted to offer ballet classes for preschoolers in a way the youngsters and parents wouldn't find intimidating. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/302119994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/160219946&source=RSS York College to host former NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous was the youngest president in the history of the NAACP, and is a leader in efforts to boost opportunities for minorities in the tech economy. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160212/CPBJ01/160219946&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219924&source=RSS York's former Lafayette Club becoming a 'hospitality hub' Students in York College's growing hospitality management program are getting a new home where they can learn all aspects of commercial food production management. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:48:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219924&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219929&source=RSS Giving peace a chance in the classroom John Hunter doesn't have to imagine peace. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160211/CPBJ01/160219929&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209754&source=RSS 'You have to run with what you have' Even if you believe the status quo of no new state taxes is good for business, the lack of a final budget for 2015-16 &#8212 as negotiations begin on the next year's budget &#8212 creates uncertainty and impacts tax planning. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209754&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209766&source=RSS Wolf seeking higher taxes to close out current budget, drive 2016-17 spending plan Gov. Tom Wolf is not willing to give up on efforts to reach a final compromise and close out the months-long impasse over the state's current budget. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160209/CPBJ01/160209766&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209808&source=RSS Similar budget themes expected as political divide worsens With a growing number of moderate state lawmakers opting not to seek re-election this year &#8212 many citing the rise of bruising partisanship in Harrisburg as a reason &#8212 this may be the last best year for public-sector pension reform in Pennsylvania. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20160208/CPBJ01/160209808&source=RSS