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York Daily Record
How did your school do on the Keystone exams?Editor's note: If the database at the top of the page does not load, try hittin
How did your school do on the Keystone exams?
York Daily Record / Posted 29 minutes ago
Editor's note: If the database at the top of the page does not load, try hitting refresh. The Pennsylvania Department of Education released the 2016 Keystone exam scores on Thursday. The Keystone exams are end-of-course tests in algebra I,... Read more
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The Morning Call
See how your school performed on the 2016 PSSA testsname. Easton Area School District students’ PSSA scores were not released due t
See how your school performed on the 2016 PSSA tests
The Morning Call / Posted 7 hours ago
name. Easton Area School District students’ PSSA scores were not released due to a tabulation error by the state. The Pennsylvania Department of Education no longer releases district-level scores, so only the individual school numbers are... Read more
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The Morning Call
See All Lehigh Valley High School Keystone Test Scoresname. Easton Area School District students’ PSSA scores were not released due t
See All Lehigh Valley High School Keystone Test Scores
The Morning Call / Posted 7 hours ago
name. Easton Area School District students’ PSSA scores were not released due to a tabulation error by the state. The Pennsylvania Department of Education no longer releases district-level scores, so only the individual school numbers are... Read more
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The Express-Times
See how your child's school scored on the PSSAs, KeystonesSystem of School Assessment and Keystone Exams scores, according to Pennsylvani
See how your child's school scored on the PSSAs, Keystones
The Express-Times / Posted 7 hours ago
System of School Assessment and Keystone Exams scores, according to Pennsylvania education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera. The Pennsylvania Department of Education on Thursday released the 2016 PSSA and Keystone Exams school-level results, but the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area scores improve slightly on PSSA examsPSSA grew at nearly every level, with a significant increase in math scores for
Area scores improve slightly on PSSA exams
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 hours ago
PSSA grew at nearly every level, with a significant increase in math scores for the first time since 2011, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The results also show there is more work that must be done, especially with students... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Area scores improve slightly on PSSA examsPSSA grew at nearly every level, with a significant increase in math scores for
Area scores improve slightly on PSSA exams
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
PSSA grew at nearly every level, with a significant increase in math scores for the first time since 2011, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The results also show there is more work that must be done, especially with students... Read more
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York Daily Record
See your school's PSSA scoresstudents are passing state tests in English and math, but there's a lot of work
See your school's PSSA scores
York Daily Record / Posted 21 hours ago
students are passing state tests in English and math, but there's a lot of work yet to do, the state said Thursday. The Pennsylvania Department of Education released the 2016 PSSA and Keystone exam scores. Statewide, more students were scoring... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
James M. McDonald Ph.D.officer for the Pennsylvania Right to Education Office for 17 years, and he ser
James M. McDonald Ph.D.
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
officer for the Pennsylvania Right to Education Office for 17 years, and he served on program evaluation teams for the Pennsylvania Department of Education. He was a member of Park Hills Golf Club since the early 1950s. He loved sailing the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Altoona Area pushing for guest teachersdeliver quality education," Prijatelj said. The guest teacher program originat
Altoona Area pushing for guest teachers
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
deliver quality education," Prijatelj said. The guest teacher program originated in urban schools and was approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education about 20 years ago, said J.R. Godwin, vice president of business affairs at Substitute... Read more
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Times News
District OKs daily increase for YSA reimbursementwe feel that the agreement is fair for both parties. The increase is based off
District OKs daily increase for YSA reimbursement
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
we feel that the agreement is fair for both parties. The increase is based off of our daily rate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The agreement will ensure that our JTASD students enrolled in the YSA program are... Read more
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The Brown and White
Dad irate over autistic 6-old's suspension from Easton Area schoolthat he cannot be suspended. An IEP with that stipulation is rare, according t
Dad irate over autistic 6-old's suspension from Easton Area school
The Brown and White / Posted 8 days ago
that he cannot be suspended. An IEP with that stipulation is rare, according to Nicole Reigelman, a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Education. But she acknowledged, "The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Training Daywith regard to medical marijuana," Gene Stull, instructor for the Institute for
Training Day
Warren Times Observer / Posted 9 days ago
with regard to medical marijuana," Gene Stull, instructor for the Institute for Law Enforcement Education through the Pennsylvania Department of Education, said. "We don't know what's going to happen. We're in the planning stages." "One of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tamaqua school board to act on tax exemptions, refundsoccupation taxes. ■ The Education Committee approved a review of the district’
Tamaqua school board to act on tax exemptions, refunds
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
occupation taxes. ■ The Education Committee approved a review of the district’s comprehensive plan to be submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, covering a period of three years. The plan gathers data from various areas of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wil Del Pilar: Pa. working to increase number of substitute teachersclassrooms staffed and learning consistent for students, while the pool of avai
Wil Del Pilar: Pa. working to increase number of substitute teachers
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
classrooms staffed and learning consistent for students, while the pool of available educators continues to decrease. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has been closely monitoring the decline in the number of college students enrolling in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsbe obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
be obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12.org All applicants are required to submit Pennsylvania Department of Education clearances: Act 24, Act 34, Act 114, Act 151 and Act 168, Pennsylvania mandated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Search is on for new principal at Weatherly Areaplan The board put off a vote on its comprehensive plan, a document that all c
Search is on for new principal at Weatherly Area
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
plan The board put off a vote on its comprehensive plan, a document that all commonwealth districts must submit to the Pennsylvania Department of Education every three years. This move came after board members had not received copies of the... Read more
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Philly.com
Mayor Kenney removes human relations commissioner after harassment settlementThose four schools, overseen by the School Reform Commission, had 3,759 student
Mayor Kenney removes human relations commissioner after harassment settlement
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
Those four schools, overseen by the School Reform Commission, had 3,759 students enrolled in 2015-16, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. It also operates ASPIRA Bilingual Cyber Charter School, which enrolls students from... Read more
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Philly.com
Lower Merion school board gets earful from taxpayers over disputed hikethe district did not believe the courts had the power to decide it was in the w
Lower Merion school board gets earful from taxpayers over disputed hike
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
the district did not believe the courts had the power to decide it was in the wrong when it followed the law by asking the Pennsylvania Department of Education for exceptions to its tax rate. All Pennsylvania school boards "have a legal right and... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
L. Merion Schools Hire Attorney to Fight Lawsuit at $425/HrMerion has increased from about 7,300 students five years ago to nearly 8,400 s
L. Merion Schools Hire Attorney to Fight Lawsuit at $425/Hr
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 17 days ago
Merion has increased from about 7,300 students five years ago to nearly 8,400 students this school year, according to Pennsylvania Department of Education statistics. “The decision against Lower Merion School District calling into question... Read more
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The Morning Call
MAP: How experienced are the teachers in your school district?The Pennsylvania Department of Education reports on the average number of years
MAP: How experienced are the teachers in your school district?
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Education reports on the average number of years that teachers have spent in the classroom. Numbers are included for all teaching experience and for experience in the current district. The average classroom teacher... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton native to be top counsel at Pa. Department of EducationArticle Tools The new chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Educati
Hazleton native to be top counsel at Pa. Department of Education
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
Article Tools The new chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Education is homegrown. Elizabeth Maguschak, a Hazleton native and education attorney, was appointed to the role effective Oct. 3. According to a news release issued by her law... Read more
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The Morning Call
MAP: Where are the best-paid public school teachers in Pennsylvania?How much are Pennsylvania’s public school teachers paid? An analysis of U.S. Ce
MAP: Where are the best-paid public school teachers in Pennsylvania?
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
How much are Pennsylvania’s public school teachers paid? An analysis of U.S. Census and Pennsylvania Department of Education data by The Morning Call answers these questions. The map above shows all districts in the state. Click on a district to see... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
District does not necessarily have to grant transfers from low-achieving schoolsto them. "Going to a different school within the district is not part of the O
District does not necessarily have to grant transfers from low-achieving schools
Warren Times Observer / Posted 23 days ago
to them. "Going to a different school within the district is not part of the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit program," Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Press Secretary and Communications Director Nicole Reigelman said Tuesday. That... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Students pledge to be ‘healthy’they began the "Caring Habit of the Month Adventure." "Because of the program,
Students pledge to be ‘healthy’
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 25 days ago
they began the "Caring Habit of the Month Adventure." "Because of the program, test scores went up to the point where the Pennsylvania Department of Education gave us $10,160," Steals said. "On May 3, 2000, I went to the governor's mansion with... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
ITT Tech future on shaky groundTed Mitchell in an Aug. 25 Students starting their first semester cannot rec
ITT Tech future on shaky ground
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Ted Mitchell in an Aug. 25 Students starting their first semester cannot receive federal aid , he said. The Pennsylvania Department of Education on its website says the Dunmore campus is open. Its accreditation with the Accrediting... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsbe obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
be obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12.org All applicants are required to submit Pennsylvania Department of Education clearances: Act 24, Act 34, Act 114, Act 151 and Act 168, Pennsylvania mandated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsbe obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
be obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12.org All applicants are required to submit Pennsylvania Department of Education clearances: Act 24, Act 34, Act 114, Act 151 and Act 168, Pennsylvania mandated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bus woes a burden for HASD familiessidewalks, cross through private yards and a cemetery. The pregnant Cunningham
Bus woes a burden for HASD families
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
sidewalks, cross through private yards and a cemetery. The pregnant Cunningham finds this unacceptable. So does the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Its policy states that children may need to walk up to 1.5 miles to reach a bus stop;... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Delay in process of Sheffield as low-achieving school, says PDESheffield Area Middle High School was named a low-achieving school by the Penns
Delay in process of Sheffield as low-achieving school, says PDE
Warren Times Observer / Posted 27 days ago
Sheffield Area Middle High School was named a low-achieving school by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Based on annual standardized assessments in mathematics/algebra I and reading/literature, the school was determined to be in the bottom... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsbe obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
be obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12.org All applicants are required to submit Pennsylvania Department of Education clearances: Act 24, Act 34, Act 114, Act 151 and Act 168, Pennsylvania mandated... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Ruling that overturns property tax hike could trigger additional legal challengesHARRISBURG, Pa. – A recent court ruling overturning an exemption granted by the
Ruling that overturns property tax hike could trigger additional legal challenges
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 28 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A recent court ruling overturning an exemption granted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to a school district could prompt taxpayers in other parts of the state to file similar legal challenges, education experts said... Read more
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Philly.com
Giordano: Education is being battered on many sidesexit exams to graduate from high school. Pennsylvania has postponed using such
Giordano: Education is being battered on many sides
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
exit exams to graduate from high school. Pennsylvania has postponed using such exams until 2019, and a new report from the Pennsylvania Department of Education recommends against using exit exams. The Inquirer reported that the Pennsylvania... Read more
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The Morning Call
Which Lehigh Valley schools have the best graduation rates?function of a school is to educate students for 13 years, the primary proof of
Which Lehigh Valley schools have the best graduation rates?
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
function of a school is to educate students for 13 years, the primary proof of its success is the high school diploma. The Pennsylvania Department of Education tracks graduation rates for each high school and school district. Graduation rates, like... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsbe obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 30 days ago
be obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12.org All applicants are required to submit Pennsylvania Department of Education clearances: Act 24, Act 34, Act 114, Act 151 and Act 168, Pennsylvania mandated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Daycare facilities to fill voidDessoye, Bright Beginnings offers both half- and full-day kindergarten sessions
Daycare facilities to fill void
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted a month ago
Dessoye, Bright Beginnings offers both half- and full-day kindergarten sessions, as well as a pre-school. In addition to a Pennsylvania Department of Education-aligned curriculum, the program includes five optional enrichment programs, one each day... Read more
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TribLIVE
Study: Cyber charter students don't keep pace with counterparts in regular classroomscharters collect tuition for each student from the student's home school distri
Study: Cyber charter students don't keep pace with counterparts in regular classrooms
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
charters collect tuition for each student from the student's home school district. Unlike regular charter schools, the Pennsylvania Department of Education authorizes their charters rather than the school districts where they are located. “I... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
East Pennsboro Area HS expected to be closed for weeks due to moldwill reopen to students on Wednesday, August 31st. The district is currently w
East Pennsboro Area HS expected to be closed for weeks due to mold
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 1 months ago
will reopen to students on Wednesday, August 31st. The district is currently working on an alternative schedule with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) for the high school and middle school students. At this time we do not have final... Read more

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