To our Pennsylvania Society readers thumbing through us today from the Waldorf Astoria on their iPhones — well, we hope you're happy with what you've become.
1. Here's the event list at aforementioned PA Society, an annual ball for Pennsylvania politicians in New York that is sure to see plenty of positioning in advance of the 2014 gubernatorial race.
2. Back at the farm, some Pittsburgh Public School board members are looking doubtfully at a proposal to bring Teach For America recruits into city schools. (A recent U.S. Dept. of Education study into TFA math teachers found their students performed slightly better than their peers.
3. Regional collection of income tax has given local municipalites a bottom-line boost, Len Barcousky reports.
5. Tis the season, and I enjoyed reading these random acts of kindness this morning.