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Release Date: 11/21/2014
Governor Corbett Announces $2.6 Million in Safe Schools Targeted Grants
Funding to be shared among 123 schools for equipment and training
Release Date: 11/14/2014
Governor Corbett Announces $3.9 Million in Funding for Police and Resource Officers in Schools Across Pennsylvania
Grants awarded to 114 schools and municipalities
Release Date: 11/13/2014
Department of Education’s Standards Review Website Now Includes Eligible Content for Grades Three to Eight, Algebra I and Literature
Website to remain available for public feedback through mid-January 2015
Release Date: 11/06/2014
Acting Secretary of Education Announces Results of 2013-14 School Performance Profile; Strong Performance in 72 Percent of Schools
Harrisburg – Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today announced the results of the 2013-14 School Performance Profile – www.paschoolperformance.org – that show 2,134 of 2,947, or 72 percent, public school buildings earning a 70 or higher.
Release Date: 10/23/2014
Acting Secretary of Education Announces Website to Provide Opportunity for Public Input on Pennsylvania Standards
Harrisburg – Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today announced a website designed to provide the public with the opportunity to review and provide feedback on the Pennsylvania Standards. 
Release Date: 10/07/2014
Governor Corbett Announces More Than $9.8 Million in Pre-Kindergarten, Early Learning Grants
Early education programs prepare students for K-12 success
Release Date: 09/29/2014
Governor Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett Announce $23.1 Million in Funding to Enhance Academic Opportunities for At-Risk Students
Program supports additional educational resources to increase student achievement
Release Date: 09/26/2014
Corbett Administration Approves More Than $21.6 Million in Reimbursement for Construction Projects in 41 Schools
Twenty-seven school districts and one career and technology center to receive funding