Pennsylvania Department of Education

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Name: Pennsylvania Department of Education
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

East Stroudsburg University to present distinguished professor awards

will present its annual Distinguished Professor Awards for 2014 to Caroline Kuchinski, Ph.D., professor of physical education, and S. Elaine Rogers, D.Ed., professor of recreation services management, during an all-university meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday ... [Published Pocono Record - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Chambersburg school board caps Marion project at $8.3M

CHAMBERSBURG Chambersburg Area School District is to spend no more than $8.3 million to build a new Marion Elementary School.The school board on Wednesday approved a resolution setting a maximum cost on the project. It was one of several actions taken ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Upper Dublin School District Leverages Integration for Excellence

In many school districts, disparate systems don’t allow educators and administrators to connect their abundance of data in ways that offer educators meaningful insights for on-the-spot decision making.Upper Dublin School District in Montgomery County, ... [Published eSchool News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Training for teachers

The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce the following training.The Socratic Seminar for Special Education Teachers: Facilitating High Level Thinking and DiscussionDates/Times:PaTTAN Harrisburg ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sayre School District has first official day

Dayton HandrickSAYRE - The students and staff of the Sayre Area School District returned to their classrooms, hallways and offices on Tuesday, for their first official day of classes for the 2014-2015 school year.Sayre High School Principal Dayton Handrick ... [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Penn successfully reaccredited for the next decade

Penn graduates can hang their degrees with pride for another 10 years, thanks to the University’s reaccreditation earlier this summer.On June 26, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaffirmed the University’s accreditation after a rigorous ... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Y.A.L.E. School Announces New Autism Program

Y.A.L.E. School, a state approved private school with nearly40 years of success in serving students with autism and other learningdifferences, is pleased to announce its newest campus location in Philadelphia.Located in the vibrant community of Manayunk, ... [Published Abington Patch - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Chambersburg board to consider next steps in Marion Elementary project

CHAMBERSBURG Possibly for the first time in over a century, Marion Elementary did not welcome any students back to school this year.Instead, this week Chambersburg school board will consider steps in moving forward to raze the school and rebuild it. ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Matthew Puterbaugh, facing child pornography and sexual assault charges, has teaching certificate suspended

Former Dover Area music teacher Matthew Puterbaugh will be ineligible for employment anywhere that requires a valid teaching certificate, at least until the criminal charges against him are resolved, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Educat ... [Published York Daily Record - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Corbett Education Advisor Quits Amid Accusations of Doing Little

By Tony RomeoHARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Amid news stories suggesting he was a ghost employee, a top education advisor to Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett has resigned.Ron Tomalis had served as state education secretary, and after stepping down from that ... [Published CBS Philadelphia - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Announces Expanding Excellence School Mentoring Grant Program

PR NewswireHARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014HARRISBURG, Pa."This mentoring program is the first of its kind in PennsylvaniaPublic schools with a 2012-13 School Performance Profile score of 90 percent or higher, known as mentors, are eligible to apply for ... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania Department of Education’s nightly email purges get notice

HARRISBURG — If Pennsylvania Department of Education officials “delete and cleanse” emails nightly, as the agency's head acknowledged, the practice does not pass a “gut check” for proper email retention policy, the director of the state's Office of Open ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 07 2014]

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Sayre High School Principal Dayton Handrick reported that the first day of high school went very, very well. "We were all excited. There was very good energy today and I am very proud of how our first day went" he said. The teachers and staff were well prepared and were able to complete four in-service days prior to start of school Tuesday
...of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) titled "Choice Without Equity: Charter School Segregation and the Need for Civil Rights Standards," says, "The charter school movement has been a major political success, but it has been a civil rights failure. As the country continues moving steadily toward greater segregation and inequality of education for students of color in schools with lower achievement and graduation rates, the rapid growth of charter schools has been expanding a sector that is even more segregated than the public schools."
"The Pennsylvania Department of Education has declined to conduct any meaningful investigation, let alone take corrective action" she said

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Nicholas Lucas -- his life is a success story [Published Springfield Press - Aug 28 2014]
Feasibility study sees over capacity in Shaler ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 28 2014]
Back to school: Deer Lakes, Fox Chapel, Highlan... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 28 2014]
Upper Dublin School District Leverages Integrat... [Published eSchool News - Aug 27 2014]
Training for teachers [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
Sayre School District has first official day [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Aug 27 2014]
Penn successfully reaccredited for the next decade [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Aug 27 2014]
Y.A.L.E. School Announces New Autism Program [Published Abington Patch - Aug 26 2014]
House hearing in Newtown focuses on eating diso... [Published Bucks County Courier Times - Aug 26 2014]
Chambersburg board to consider next steps in Ma... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Aug 25 2014]
Director says Butler Area board, public ill-inf... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 23 2014]
Foresters, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring famili... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Aug 23 2014]
50th incoming class moves in at Neumann University [Published Delco Times - Aug 23 2014]
Jeff Kirkland: York vs. The Board of Education,... [Published York Daily Record - Aug 22 2014]
Just Like a Peach, Without the Fuzz [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Aug 22 2014]
Woes of Philly schools can't be overstated, Hug... [Published News Works - Aug 22 2014]
Matthew Puterbaugh, facing child pornography an... [Published York Daily Record - Aug 21 2014]
Bridgeville company to help in jobs program for... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 21 2014]
Your opinions: Letters to the editor for Aug. 20 [Published Lebanon Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
Pennsylvania Youth Survey: More than an ounce o... [Published Citizens Voice - Aug 20 2014]
Eating disorders to be discussed in Bucks County [Published Philly.com - Aug 20 2014]
Corbett lauds 'Pennsylvania Learns' in visit to... [Published Delco Times - Aug 20 2014]
Letter to the Editor, Aug. 19, 2014 [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Aug 19 2014]
Students left on corner as Philly district redu... [Published News Works - Aug 18 2014]
Public schools adapting to new state reporting ... [Published Bucks County Courier Times - Aug 17 2014]
‘Consortiums’ make most of Western Pa. Catholic... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 17 2014]
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Pennsylvania Department of Education Announces ... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jul 11 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school ...
Department of Education Releases 2014-15 Act 1 ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 02 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Education today released the Report on Referendum Exceptions for School Year 2014-15, which provides detailed information on the number of Pennsylvania school districts ...
Local Schools Earn Good Ratings, Reports Leadin... [Published EnviroLib - Mar 13 2014]
Bucks County, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Schools in Bucks County and Eastern Montgomery County recently earned mostly good ratings, as announced by the Pennsylvania Department of Education last December 2013. Of the 171 public and charter schools found ...
Hussian School of Art® Launches Bachelor’s Degr... [Published EON Environment - Feb 05 2014]
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hussian School of Art® received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The program's anticipated start date is summer 2014. ...
Hussian School of Art® Launches Bachelor’s Degr... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Feb 05 2014]
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hussian School of Art® received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The program's anticipated start date is summer 2014. ...
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