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  • Eichelberger critical of Pa. plan to meet federal education act - Herald-Mail Media
    published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:14:45 GMT
    Herald-Mail MediaEichelberger critical of Pa. plan to meet federal education actHerald-Mail Media"We intend to notify (Education) Secretary (Betsy) DeVos of the legislature's specific concerns about accountability and school improvement in Pennsylvania's submitted plan, and we hope to open dialogue about our recommendations for changes during the ......
  • Pennsylvania submits its Every Student Succeeds Act plan to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos - PennLive.com
    published on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:10:02 GMT
    PennLive.comPennsylvania submits its Every Student Succeeds Act plan to Education Secretary Betsy DeVosPennLive.comPennsylvania's plan for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act was submitted to the U.S. Department of Education on Monday. Now state officials wait for the feds' reaction to it. Pennsylvania's plan for complying with the federal Every ...Pa. Department of Education submits federal education plan for reviewTribune-ReviewPa. turns in its plan to comply with...
  • Franklin Fall Farm Fun Fest features agriculture education, hands-on demonstrations - Herald-Mail Media
    published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:40:47 GMT
    Herald-Mail MediaFranklin Fall Farm Fun Fest features agriculture education, hands-on demonstrationsHerald-Mail MediaCows stick their heads out of their stalls Thursday morning during a preview event for this weekend's Franklin Fall Farm Fun Fest at Burk-Lea Farms near Scotland, Pa. Fourth-graders from schools in Franklin County were led on station-to-station tour of ...and more »...
  • Your Voice: Are Pa. high school students taught financial literacy? - WPXI Pittsburgh
    published on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:14:35 GMT
    WPXI PittsburghYour Voice: Are Pa. high school students taught financial literacy?WPXI PittsburghThat's an interesting question, Cindy. While the Pennsylvania Department of Education “encourages” financial education, it does not currently require schools to teach that specific subject, nor does it require students to learn it.and more »...
  • Bill Goodling, 13-term Republican congressman from Pennsylvania, dies at 89 - Washington Post
    published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:25:18 GMT
    Washington PostBill Goodling, 13-term Republican congressman from Pennsylvania, dies at 89Washington PostBill Goodling, a former schools superintendent in southern Pennsylvania who served 13 terms as a Republican congressman, staking positions on education that alternately delighted and riled his party's conservative members in the 1990s, died Sept.and more »...
  • Pennsylvania Auditor General announces audit of Woodland Hills School District - WTAE Pittsburgh
    published on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:00:07 GMT
    WTAE PittsburghPennsylvania Auditor General announces audit of Woodland Hills School DistrictWTAE Pittsburgh"Every kid, regardless of economic background, has a constitutional right in Pennsylvania to get a quality education so that they can have a fair shot at getting into (college) and having a better life for themselves. And right now, I'm not convinced ...and more »...
  • Greencastle parents, students racing to raise funds for education - Herald-Mail Media
    published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:24:27 GMT
    Herald-Mail MediaGreencastle parents, students racing to raise funds for educationHerald-Mail MediaGREENCASTLE, Pa. — In 2012, the Parent Teacher Organization for Greencastle-Antrim primary and elementary schools held its first Race for Education as its single fundraiser for the year. A half-million dollars later, the effort is off and running for ......
  • Education Roundup: CCP, Kutztown sign dual admissions agreement - The Philadelphia Tribune
    published on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:26:15 GMT
    The Philadelphia TribuneEducation Roundup: CCP, Kutztown sign dual admissions agreementThe Philadelphia TribuneThe Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education visited Milton Hershey School to learn more about the school's instructional practices that support low-income students. Milton Hershey School is located in Hershey, Pa., and is a cost free, co ......
  • Pennsylvania College Provides a Different Higher Education Model - The Heartland Institute
    published on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:03:34 GMT
    Pennsylvania College Provides a Different Higher Education ModelThe Heartland InstituteEach year, approximately 75 young men graduate from the Williamson College of the Trades, a three-year postsecondary school in Media, Pennsylvania. Each has earned either a diploma for a craft or a specialized associate's degree in a field such as ......
  • Pennsylvania budget limbo could put schools in danger: 5 things to know today - Tribune-Review
    published on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:46:22 GMT
    Pennsylvania budget limbo could put schools in danger: 5 things to know todayTribune-ReviewESSA UPDATES: The Pennsylvania Department of Education will submit the final draft of the state's new plan for education to the federal government for approval Monday. A copy of the final plan will be posted on the state Department of Education website....