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Altoona Mirror
Auditor: Too much spent to transportand 2013-14 school years, Altoona Area School District paid $7,023,294 to trans
Auditor: Too much spent to transport
Altoona Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
and 2013-14 school years, Altoona Area School District paid $7,023,294 to transport students; that total exceeds the Pennsylvania Department of Education's formula for reimbursement by $3.25 million. The district's performance audit report... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pine-Richland Middle School educator named Pennsylvania Teach of the Year finalista state semifinalist for 2012, 2013, and 2015. In December, teachers will parti
Pine-Richland Middle School educator named Pennsylvania Teach of the Year finalist
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
a state semifinalist for 2012, 2013, and 2015. In December, teachers will participate in a ceremony to be hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, when the 2017 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year will be announced. Cekella graduated... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Education Dept celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year FinalistsPennsylvania’s nominee for National Teacher of the Year. Pennsylvania’s Teacher
Education Dept celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year Finalists
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Pennsylvania’s nominee for National Teacher of the Year. Pennsylvania’s Teacher of the Year program is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Pennsylvania chapter of the National State Teacher of the Year, which was... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pine-Richland ready to tackle transgender policyOffice of Civil Rights that states Title IX requirements extend to school-based
Pine-Richland ready to tackle transgender policy
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Office of Civil Rights that states Title IX requirements extend to school-based decisions on transgender students. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has not offered any direction on the subject, deferring to the federal guideline, but... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Caging the Cougars: Board dumps fall, winter coacheswill allow medical personnel to administer Narcan, also known Naloxone, in the
Caging the Cougars: Board dumps fall, winter coaches
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
will allow medical personnel to administer Narcan, also known Naloxone, in the event of heroin overdoses. The Pennsylvania Department of Education advised all school districts to stock Narcan at the beginning of this academic year. In... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, April 24, 2016department of education, and founded its graduate education program. He led the
People on the Move, April 24, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
department of education, and founded its graduate education program. He led the department through several reviews by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and a review by the National Council on Teacher Quality, which ranked the university in... Read more
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The Morning Call
New charter school to open doors in Catasauqua this fallin the last few years as charter school offerings have ballooned in the Valley,
New charter school to open doors in Catasauqua this fall
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
in the last few years as charter school offerings have ballooned in the Valley, according to Spengler. As of February, the Pennsylvania Department of Education said there were three charter schools operating in Northampton County and another nine... Read more
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TribLIVE
Highlands students, teachers return to class after strikekept 2,574 students out of class when the union and school board couldn't reach
Highlands students, teachers return to class after strike
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
kept 2,574 students out of class when the union and school board couldn't reach an agreement before April 13. The Pennsylvania Department of Education ruled late last week that the district's 190 teachers had to return Tuesday to meet the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown School District student offensesThe Allentown School District reported 2,937 incidents to the Pennsylvania Depa
Allentown School District student offenses
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
The Allentown School District reported 2,937 incidents to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the 2014-15 school year. Of those incidents, Allentown police were involved more than 500 times, and police arrested students almost 300 times.... Read more
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Philly.com
State charter-school system could not be any worsehow broken the system is, with gaps in oversight and monitoring, as well as unf
State charter-school system could not be any worse
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
how broken the system is, with gaps in oversight and monitoring, as well as unfair and irresponsible practices from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The original state law that created charters in 1997 hasn't been reformed since. The... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Montrose teacher strike ends despite no agreementtests, which will be administered to students grades 3 through 8. Teachers sai
Montrose teacher strike ends despite no agreement
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 21 days ago
tests, which will be administered to students grades 3 through 8. Teachers said they would return to work on Tuesday, April 12, even without an agreement, as the Pennsylvania Department of Education, requires students to be in class 180 days a y... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Meeting held in face of pending strike- prom, the senior trip, graduation. It's in the middle of PSSA exams, so we wo
Meeting held in face of pending strike
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
- prom, the senior trip, graduation. It's in the middle of PSSA exams, so we would have to ask for an extension from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, which could affect funding for the district. It's pure selfishness." Board Vice... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fiscal code veto a concern for Mahanoy Area adminthat all schools across the state get.” The PlanCon (Planning and Construction
Fiscal code veto a concern for Mahanoy Area admin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
that all schools across the state get.” The PlanCon (Planning and Construction Workbook) fund is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and reimburses school districts for school construction project. “What that means to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church in Weatherly celebrates milestonechurch annex is also the site of the Summer Food Service Program operated by th
Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church in Weatherly celebrates milestone
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
church annex is also the site of the Summer Food Service Program operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The church opens its doors to community groups, such as the Weatherly Flower Club,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
School café corner serves coffee and smilesand marketable communication skills, along with an array of other “soft skills”
School café corner serves coffee and smiles
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
and marketable communication skills, along with an array of other “soft skills” taken for granted by others, she said. A Pennsylvania Department of Education grant helped fund the café. Avillion wrote the original grant application for the... Read more
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Philly.com
Keeping up with charter schoolsrepresent the second largest district in the state. The state (and city) has po
Keeping up with charter schools
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
represent the second largest district in the state. The state (and city) has poured billions of dollars into them. The Pennsylvania Department of Education oversees charters, but wields a light touch in that oversight; witness the spotty range... Read more

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