Susan Corbett http://wesa.fm en Latino Graduation Rates Subject of PA Summit http://wesa.fm/post/latino-graduation-rates-subject-pa-summit <p>While 83 percent of Pennsylvania students as a whole graduate high school, one in three Latino students drops out of school.</p><p>That’s according to a new Graduation Nation report from America’s Promise Alliance, the country’s largest coalition of educators, businesses, nonprofits and policy makers focusing on improving academic achievement.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:35:58 +0000 Kevin Gavin 18378 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh and Santiago to Swap Artists Via Cultural Exchange Program http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-and-santiago-swap-artists-cultural-exchange-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Tom Corbett signed an agreement </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> making Chile and Pennsylvania "Sister Chambers" by fostering job growth and business development opportunities between the two governments. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The agreement came at the end of the governor's trade mission to Brazil and Chile.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:26:43 +0000 Emily Farah 8012 at http://wesa.fm