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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Briefsbe obtained by contacting Fred Barletta, athletic director, at barlettafhasdk12
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 hours 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 yesterday
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 3 days 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 5 days 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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The Express-Times
Teen stands up against transgender students in locker roomstudents received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department o
Teen stands up against transgender students in locker room
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
students received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education, and will consult with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association and the East Penn Board solicitor," the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Wolf Administration Establishes New Division of Charter SchoolsHarrisburg, PA –Governor Tom Wolf today announced the creation of the Pennsylva
Wolf Administration Establishes New Division of Charter Schools
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 7 days ago
Harrisburg, PA –Governor Tom Wolf today announced the creation of the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Division of Charter Schools, an effort to improve quality and accountability of charter schools in Pennsylvania. Through technical... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Weatherly Area empowered by court ruling on bathroomsDaniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the D
Weatherly Area empowered by court ruling on bathrooms
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Daniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the Department of Justice in Washington and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) in Harrisburg, resulting in threats of the district losing federal funds and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Weatherly Area stands behind separate but equal policyDaniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the D
Weatherly Area stands behind separate but equal policy
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Daniel Miscavige. Weatherly Area’s decision caught the attention of both the Department of Justice in Washington and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) in Harrisburg, resulting in threats of the district losing federal funds and... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Penn student doesn't want to share gym locker room with transgender studentsstudents received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department o
East Penn student doesn't want to share gym locker room with transgender students
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
students received from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education, and will consult with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, and the East Penn board solicitor." In... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Suburban Charter School Denies Sending Mailer on Drug Bustinto the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Suburban Charter School Denies Sending Mailer on Drug Bust
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
into the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General.'' The school's attorney, Dan Fennick, said... Read more
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Salon.com
Charter denies sending mailer on drug bust at public schoolinto the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Charter denies sending mailer on drug bust at public school
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
into the mailer, including the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General.” The school’s attorney, Dan Fennick, said... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Mailer in Northampton County takes shots at public school, gets Auditor General’s attentioncharter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Mailer in Northampton County takes shots at public school, gets Auditor General’s attention
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
charter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General. “I stand with the students and taxpayers in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Auditor General's statement on 'despicable' mailercharter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department
Auditor General's statement on 'despicable' mailer
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
charter school advertising; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Department of Education; Pennsylvania Department of Education; and the state Office of Attorney General. "I stand with the students and taxpayers in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School pensions drive property taxesin Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above infl
School pensions drive property taxes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
in Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above inflation at least once. In total, the Pennsylvania Department of Education approved $1.6 billion worth of these requests, known as Act 1 exceptions, over the past... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
AASD asked to review decisionnow. Our kids deserve just as much today as they deserved in 1929." The distri
AASD asked to review decision
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
now. Our kids deserve just as much today as they deserved in 1929." The district's high school's classrooms are small by Pennsylvania Department of Education standards and prevents teachers and students from implementing new technology for a... Read more
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The Morning Call
More Lehigh Valley districts adding full-day kindergartenof kindergarten students in district schools across the state were in all-day k
More Lehigh Valley districts adding full-day kindergarten
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
of kindergarten students in district schools across the state were in all-day kindergarten, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Department of Education data also showed that of 1,517 schools with kindergarten... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Pennsylvania schools see increase in unsolved bomb threatsThe Associated Press Data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education shows
Pennsylvania schools see increase in unsolved bomb threats
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 10 days ago
The Associated Press Data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education shows an increase in unsolved bomb threats in its public schools over the last three academic years, but a general decrease in terroristic threats. An Associated Press analysis... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
School pensions fuel property tax hikesin Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above infl
School pensions fuel property tax hikes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
in Pennsylvania — 384 out of 500 — requested to raise property taxes above inflation at least once. In total, the Pennsylvania Department of Education approved $1.6 billion worth of these requests, known as Act 1 exceptions, over that... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
‘Good-faith gesture’school year, Superintendent Amy Stewart announced that the Aug. 19 paychecks wo
‘Good-faith gesture’
Warren Times Observer / Posted 11 days ago
school year, Superintendent Amy Stewart announced that the Aug. 19 paychecks would not be issued. "After speaking with the Pennsylvania Department of Education about the then-impending strike, the district would pay salaries for the upcoming year... Read more
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Business Insider
A group of refugees are suing their US school district for allegedly forcing them to attend a high school they claim is ‘more like a detention center’between the schools saying: "The percentage of classes taught by 'highly quali
A group of refugees are suing their US school district for allegedly forcing them to attend a high school they claim is ‘more like a detention center’
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
between the schools saying: "The percentage of classes taught by 'highly qualified teachers,' as defined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, at McCaskey is 92% whereas 0% of the classes at Phoenix are taugh by ' highly qualified... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No vote to restore kindergarten despite pleas from Toohil, crowdaudience said that they would accompany Mehalick to the capital to get the atte
No vote to restore kindergarten despite pleas from Toohil, crowd
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
audience said that they would accompany Mehalick to the capital to get the attention of the governor, legistlature and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). But as for now, full-day kindergarten appears to be a dead issue in Hazleton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No vote to restore kindgergarten despite pleas from Toohil, crowdaudience said that they would accompany Mehalick to the capital to get the atte
No vote to restore kindgergarten despite pleas from Toohil, crowd
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
audience said that they would accompany Mehalick to the capital to get the attention of the governor, legistlature and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). But as for now, full-day kindergarten appears to be a dead issue in Hazleton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Feds critical of Weatherly Area's student privacy policycalled Policy 252, the Student Physical Privacy Policy. Board President Girard
Feds critical of Weatherly Area's student privacy policy
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
called Policy 252, the Student Physical Privacy Policy. Board President Girard Fewins referred to a recent letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Education referencing the DOJ’s view of Weatherly’s position and the consequences it... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Feds critical of Weatherly privacy policycalled Policy 252, the Student Physical Privacy Policy. Board President Girard
Feds critical of Weatherly privacy policy
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
called Policy 252, the Student Physical Privacy Policy. Board President Girard Fewins referred to a recent letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) referencing the DOJ’s view of Weatherly’s position and the consequences it... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Lots Of Questionsmediators, and negotiating team members. A special board meeting is set for Mo
Lots Of Questions
Warren Times Observer / Posted 20 days ago
mediators, and negotiating team members. A special board meeting is set for Monday, Aug. 29. Asked how long the Pennsylvania Department of Education might allow a strike to endure, Stewart could only guess. "We're guesstimating they... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Revisions ReadyOn Monday, the school board approved a calendar that locks in several "local ho
Revisions Ready
Warren Times Observer / Posted 21 days ago
On Monday, the school board approved a calendar that locks in several "local holidays." Without that action, the Pennsylvania Department of Education could take away those days as replacements for days lost to a strike. Five was the maximum number... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Campers build for the futureof the careers available in computer science and engineering. “There is a big
Campers build for the future
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
of the careers available in computer science and engineering. “There is a big push for career searching early on from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and it gives them a better idea of what they would like,” Stasully said. Brock Regnier,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Local school start up informationclass; K-5 math program upgrade, district elementary school embarking on Pennsy
Local school start up information
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
class; K-5 math program upgrade, district elementary school embarking on Pennsylvania Initiative for Literacy Coaching -— Pennsylvania Department of Education/NEIU collaboratiion to train six teachers as literacy coaches. BLUE RIDGE Phone... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Audit: Charter schools received improper reimbursementsaudit shows that nine charter schools received $2.5 million in what he calls "q
Audit: Charter schools received improper reimbursements
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
audit shows that nine charter schools received $2.5 million in what he calls "questionable lease reimbursements" from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Roberto Clemente in Allentown, Evergreen Community in Monroe County and School Lane in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania Auditor General questions Propel Schools lease reimbursementsfounder and executive director Jeremy Resnick as the landlord's contact person,
Pennsylvania Auditor General questions Propel Schools lease reimbursements
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
founder and executive director Jeremy Resnick as the landlord's contact person, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said. Pennsylvania Department of Education policy states that buildings owned by charter schools are not eligible for lease... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
School board OKs calendarDr. Craig Butler, the district is still awaiting approval on the four-day week
School board OKs calendar
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
Dr. Craig Butler, the district is still awaiting approval on the four-day week — and half-day kindergarten — from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. “I anticipate their approval,” Butler said, making this calendar likely to remain the... Read more

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