Pennsylvania Department of Education

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Name: Pennsylvania Department of Education
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Cumberland Valley board sets maximum cost, public hearing for Good Hope Middle School building project

SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP—The Cumberland Valley School Board on Monday night approved a maximum project cost for the construction of a new middle school in Hampden Township.The new Good Hope Middle School project  will cost the district no more than $44,759,269, ... [Published PennLive.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

ON STRIKE! Teachers hit the picket lines in Neshaminy; residents hold counter protest at Maple Point (VIDEO) (3)

NESHAMINY – The school district’s more than 600 teachers hit the picket lines on Monday for the second time this year after another round of negotiations broke down last week between the Neshaminy Federation of Teachers and the school board.Donning rain ... [Published Pennington Post - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers union goes to court to block School Reform Commission action

REGINA MEDINA, Daily News Staff Writer medinar@phillynews.com , 215-854-5985 Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014, 3:01 AMTHE PHILADELPHIA Federation of Teachers filed several legal motions Thursday in response to the School Reform Commission's decision ... [Published Philly.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Good mental health can save children's lives (letter)

In their book, "Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health," Raines and Dibble assert that one in five school-aged children would benefit from some form of mental health intervention; 70 percent of these children never receive this needed support. ... [Published York Daily Record - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Big Renovations Coming for Girard Middle School

Rice Avenue Middle School (RAMS) will soon see major renovations. It's a $19.5 million dollar project that's been years in the making.Architects and administration revealed plan details in a public hearing on Thursday night, which received a very positive ... [Published 35 WSEE - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Enhanced child protection legislation passed

Updated: Wednesday, October 15 2014, 09:05 PM CDTBy: Lea JolanHARRISBURG –Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) offered an amendment to legislation preventing Pennsylvania employees who have been caught having sexual relationships with students from being ... [Published WHP CBS21 - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fairview students come to the aid of fire victims

Headlines jumped off the page and into the classroom of Mark Klink at Fairview Elementary School this fall.Fifth-graders across the Waynesboro Area School District are studying the geographic regions of the United States, current events around the U.S. ... [Published Waynesboro Record Herald - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Keystone College to offer master’s degrees

Keystone College received state and federal approval to begin offering master’s degrees for the first time .The college received permission from the U.S. Department of Education and the Pennsylvania Department of Education to begin master’s level programs ... [Published Northeast Pennsylvania Weekender - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Smethport school board approves Anderson as director of special education

SMETHPORT — The Smethport Area School Board approved the hiring Monday of Julia Anderson as the district’s new director of special education. She succeeds Matt Shwenk, who resigned earlier this year.Now in her third year as special education supervisor ... [Published Bradford Era - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers unions & governor race I

As a former member of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, I had the unenviable task of preparing the calculation that required striking teachers to return to the classroom so that children would receive the mandatory 180 days of education. As I ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

21st Century Community Learning Center After School/Summer Program

The 21st Century Community Learning Center Program in the Warren County School District began its fourth year on Sept. 8. This program is funded with a grant provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the establishment of community learning ... [Published Times Observer - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Snow days may end for some students

The joy that students have upon hearing that school’s been canceled because of snow may be ending in some school districts.The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced on Monday that all schools may use digital resources on regularly scheduled school ... [Published Daily American - Sep 23 2014]

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...In response to the filings, district spokesman Fernando Gallard said, "We are in agreement that our differences should be resolved through negotiations. We have said so many times publicly while waiting the three-and-a-half months since July 1 for a meaningful counter proposal from the PFT."
...McCracken said. "It all began there. I never left, attending literally hundreds of workshops. I graduated from attending to doing the workshops for them. I joined the board of directors, serving for about 25 years. I taught teachers how to teach Holocaust and Genocide studies for over 25 years and still do as the NJ Holocaust Commission needs me."
...things they're doing that definitely needs to be done," said Lisa Rawson of Lake City, who is the parent of a 7th grader and former PTO president. "Anybody that I've been in touch with in the PTO, other moms, they've all been very supportive of it. We want to see the building improve" she said
"We will turn this city upside down," Eiding said. "We'll see you in the streets if it's not taken care of."

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Greencastle-Antrim to pilot college application... [Published Echo-Pilot - 9 hours ago]
High marks: Midstate schools explore drug testing [Published Carlisle Sentinel - Oct 19 2014]
ON STRIKE! Teachers hit the picket lines in Nes... [Published Pennington Post - Oct 19 2014]
Teachers union goes to court to block School Re... [Published Philly.com - Oct 18 2014]
Good mental health can save children's lives (l... [Published York Daily Record - Oct 18 2014]
National Association of Distinguished Professio... [Published 1888PressRelease - Oct 17 2014]
Big Renovations Coming for Girard Middle School [Published 35 WSEE - Oct 17 2014]
Thousands join street protest before raucous SR... [Published Philly.com - Oct 17 2014]
Enhanced child protection legislation passed [Published WHP CBS21 - Oct 16 2014]
Palmer charter school to hold a lottery to slas... [Published Philly.com - Oct 16 2014]
Fairview students come to the aid of fire victims [Published Waynesboro Record Herald - Oct 15 2014]
Keystone College to offer master’s degrees [Published Northeast Pennsylvania Weekender - Oct 14 2014]
Smethport school board approves Anderson as dir... [Published Bradford Era - Oct 14 2014]
Lebanon School District enrollment on the rise [Published Lebanon Daily News - Oct 14 2014]
Teachers unions & governor race I [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 13 2014]
Release of School Performance Profiles still de... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Oct 11 2014]
21st Century Community Learning Center After Sc... [Published Times Observer - Oct 11 2014]
Maloney's Child Protection Legislation Heads to... [Published BCTV.org - Oct 10 2014]
Pittsburgh Public Schools seeking comment on co... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Oct 10 2014]
Paul appointed to seat on Kane school board [Published Bradford Era - Oct 10 2014]
Discriminatory school discipline allegations th... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Oct 10 2014]
G-A board approves new tech positions [Published Waynesboro Record Herald - Oct 10 2014]
Greencastle-Antrim Elementary School principal ... [Published Echo-Pilot - Oct 09 2014]
State exams: All core, no sense [Published Daily Local News - Oct 09 2014]
K12 Inc. Awarded Contract to be Curriculum Prov... [Published MoneyShow.com - Oct 09 2014]
Keystone College to offer master’s degrees for ... [Published biz570.com - Oct 08 2014]
After outsourcing, Greencastle-Antrim School Bo... [Published Echo-Pilot - Oct 07 2014]
Pottstown schools get $225K grant to aid early ... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Oct 07 2014]
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Charter school fraud has cost Pennsylvania at l... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 02 2014]
Charter school fraud has continued on Gov. Tom Corbett's watch, while public school funding has been slashed.Pennsylvania's charter schools are rife with fraud and mismanagement, as anyone who reads local newspapers knows. But a new report from the Center ...
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 ...
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