Pennsylvania Department of Education

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Name: Pennsylvania Department of Education
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Morrisville schools seek merge

The Morrisville school board sent letters to six local school districts asking to consider either merging with the district or taking on Morrisville students on a tuition-based program.School board President Damon Miller said that if Morrisville moves ... [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Health program advances

A health care program to start next year at the Warren County Career Center has received preliminary approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. ... [Published Times Observer - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Butler school consolidation talks start

Parents in the Butler Area School District say they know that, as the district considers consolidation, school buildings must close.But they worry that class sizes may suffer as a consequence.“Overcrowding is not the answer,” said Kim Birkbichler, a parent ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bill backed by Sen. Toomey calls for more scrutiny of teachers

Sen. Pat Toomey touted federal “pass the trash” legislation to enforce more frequent background checks on K-12 teachers during a visit on Friday to the Allegheny County Courthouse.Approved unanimously by the House last year, the Protecting Students from ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Teacher Accused Of Sex Crimes Has License Suspended

KINGSTON — A former educator from Luzerne County has been stripped of her teaching license.The Pennsylvania Department of Education suspended Lauren Harrington-Cooper’s license right before the start of this school year.Harrington-Cooper is accused of ... [Published WNEP-TV 16 - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

School districts need relief from outdated, complex school construction reimbursement process

Representatives of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association joined with Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) to call for the General Assembly to pass legislation that will simplify the school construction reimbursement process. School board directors speaking on ... [Published biz570.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mike Folmer: Tomalis uproar tied to election year (letter)

(i.e., before I was chair), I spent well over a year probing a multitude of Pennsylvania Department of Education contracts. This endeavor included numerous right to know requests to the department and to each of the commonwealth's 29 Intermediate Uni ... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Pa. Ed secretary outlines Common Core review

The head of the Pennsylvania Department of Education says a website should up next month to collect public comment on aspects of the state's new reading and math standards.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Palmyra School Board agrees to student survey

The Palmyra Area School Board reluctantly agreed to a survey that will question some students anonymously about their lifestyles and habits.The district's participation in the 2014 Healthy PA Youth Survey is required by the Pennsylvania Department of ... [Published PennLive.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Avon Grove progresses through strategic plan

PENN >> The Avon Grove School district is moving through the current stage in the process of creating its new five-year strategic plan. Started in the spring, the plan entitled “Creating Our Future Together,” is being facilitated by Andy Hegedus ... [Published Southern Chester County Weeklies - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

PA school construction reimbursement program under microscope

HARRISBURG Lebanon School District business manager Curt Richards was among a handful of education officials who spoke Wednesday in support of legislation that would improve how school districts seek and receive state reimbursement for construction ... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Wolf v. Corbett: See the numbers behind dueling TV ads about education spending

A new TV ad from Gov. Tom Corbett focuses on education spending.The ad about education funding we have all been waiting for @GovernorCorbett https://t.co/ov5Ze96TqL #pagov— York PA GOP (@YorkpaGOP) "Tom Wolf and his special interest groups have spent ... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 11 2014]

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"We cannot occupy our second building, we don't have a hope of occupying our second building before Nov. 17 at the earliest" Principal Lisa Pluchinsky told dismayed parents Wednesday night
"I think the complaint is completely without any merit, as are the other complaints," he said. "I see this as primarily just a collateral attack on the employment proceedings that are currently pending before the school board."
"We clearly have a problem," Kearney said. "It's not unique to York, but York is where our house is, so we have to move to address it."

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Morrisville schools seek merge [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 1 hour ago]
Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School 7th,... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - 3 hours ago]
Allentown school administrator facing terminati... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - 6 hours ago]
Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy unveils Discove... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 16 2014]
IU9 directors approve request from Bradford sch... [Published Bradford Era - Sep 16 2014]
PA State Child Care Officials Receive Children’... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 16 2014]
PA State Child Care Officials Receive Children’... [Published PRWeb - Sep 16 2014]
Health program advances [Published Times Observer - Sep 16 2014]
Brand new college campus — NCC Monroe — opens i... [Published biz570.com - Sep 15 2014]
Two Phila. charter schools shine as beacons of ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 15 2014]
OJR board looks at options in $46 million eleme... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 15 2014]
Butler school consolidation talks start [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 13 2014]
DA Kearney meets with YDR editorial board, talk... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 13 2014]
Bill backed by Sen. Toomey calls for more scrut... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 13 2014]
Teacher Accused Of Sex Crimes Has License Suspe... [Published WNEP-TV 16 - Sep 12 2014]
School districts need relief from outdated, com... [Published biz570.com - Sep 12 2014]
Mike Folmer: Tomalis uproar tied to election ye... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 12 2014]
Kane school district seeing progress on PlanCon... [Published Bradford Era - Sep 12 2014]
Local school superintendents have mixed views o... [Published Bradford Era - Sep 12 2014]
Palmyra School Board agrees to student survey [Published PennLive.com - Sep 12 2014]
Avon Grove progresses through strategic plan [Published Southern Chester County Weeklies - Sep 12 2014]
PA school construction reimbursement program un... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Sep 11 2014]
Parents sue state over Philadelphia schools [Published Human Events Online - Sep 11 2014]
Pa. Ed secretary outlines Common Core review [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 11 2014]
Wolf v. Corbett: See the numbers behind dueling... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 11 2014]
Pa. Ed secretary outlines Common Core review [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 11 2014]
Parents sue Pa. over alleged school district in... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Sep 11 2014]
Contract perk allows Plum teachers early dismis... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 11 2014]
Pottsgrove gets $350K in back payment for Ringi... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 10 2014]
Philly parents file suit against Pa. Department... [Published News Works - Sep 10 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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