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    published on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:04:08 GMT
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  • Network For Public Education Study Exposes Charter School Scams - HuffPost
    published on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:31:06 GMT
    HuffPostNetwork For Public Education Study Exposes Charter School ScamsHuffPostEleven studies look at the charter school assault on public education, from Oakland, California to Brooklyn, New York with stops in Arizona, Texas, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Operating “behind a wall of secrecy,” the dark side of the charter ...and more »...
  • Central York schools head named Pa. Superintendent of the Year - York Dispatch
    published on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:39:54 GMT
    York DispatchCentral York schools head named Pa. Superintendent of the YearYork DispatchSnell will be the Pennsylvania honoree for the American Association of School Administrators' National Conference on Education in Nashville. He is now eligible for the national AASA Superintendent of the Year Award. “I am humbled by this recognition ...and more »...
  • 3 people with Pennsylvania ties chosen as Rhodes Scholars - Philly.com
    published on Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:20:23 GMT
    Patch.com3 people with Pennsylvania ties chosen as Rhodes ScholarsPhilly.comHe also is the founding president of "Penn CASE," a community service organization that provides consumer assistance, support and education to Philadelphia residents and Penn students. He will seek a master of science degree in criminology and criminal ...3 New Jersey Residents Chosen as Rhodes ScholarsU.S. News & World ReportTemple Grad Makes History As School's First Rhodes ScholarPatch.comTwo Penn S...
  • 125 econ dev leaders in Pa. were polled on policy. Here's what they said - Technical.ly
    published on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:57:23 GMT
    Technical.ly125 econ dev leaders in Pa. were polled on policy. Here's what they saidTechnical.lyPennsylvania, many in the room agreed, needs more workers with two-year degrees. The challenge is not so much aligning education programs with the needs of employers as it is finding the funding to support that talent pipeline. While labor force growth ......
  • Lawmakers to hold hearing on Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education review - ABC27
    published on Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:55:22 GMT
    ABC27Lawmakers to hold hearing on Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education reviewABC27HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) The house and senate education committees will hold a joint hearing about the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) strategic review. Earlier this year, PASSHE hired a non-profit to visit all 14 universities in ......
  • Pennsylvania Education Leader Going Extra Mile for Diversity - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    published on Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:53:04 GMT
    Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationPennsylvania Education Leader Going Extra Mile for DiversityDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationLong bike rides are an annual tradition for Dr. John Sygielski, who spent several weeks biking from New Orleans to Nashville this summer, traveling along the Natchez Trace Parkway and passing through Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Along the way ......
  • Guest view: Pennsylvania high schools need economics education - Central Penn Business Journal
    published on Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:19:27 GMT
    Central Penn Business JournalGuest view: Pennsylvania high schools need economics educationCentral Penn Business JournalThe commonwealth of Pennsylvania places many requirements on its public school districts, from teacher qualifications to curricular demands that include English, social studies, mathematics, arts and humanities, and even physical education ......
  • Push for Pa. graduation standard delayed once again - WHYY
    published on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:26:34 GMT
    WHYYPush for Pa. graduation standard delayed once againWHYY“It's not productive for our education system, it's not productive for our students, and it's not productive for our educators,” he said. The Keystone Exams first became law in 2010, setting the class of 2017 as the first required to pass tests to ......
  • Governor looks to emphasize computer science studies - Sunbury Daily Item
    published on Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:30:14 GMT
    Governor looks to emphasize computer science studiesSunbury Daily Item“I have asked the Department of Education to work closely with the State Board of Education to adopt Computer Science for All standards for Pennsylvania and I will work with the legislature to codify computer science standards into law,” Wolf said. In ...and more »...