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Release Date: 12/18/2014
Pennsylvania Accepted into Federal Employment First Program
Harrisburg – The Corbett administration announced today that Pennsylvania has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program.
Release Date: 12/08/2014
Fox Chapel Area School District’s Mairi Cooper Named Pennsylvania’s 2015 Teacher of the Year
Hershey – Mairi Cooper, an educator in Fox Chapel Area School District, Allegheny County, today was named Pennsylvania’s 2015 Teacher of the Year
Release Date: 12/03/2014
Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School Teacher Michael Baum Named Pennsylvania’s 2014 Milken Educator, Presented with $25,000 Cash Prize
Chambersburg – Michael Baum, a second-grade teacher at Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School in Chambersburg Area School District, Franklin County, was surprised this morning when he was named Pennsylvania’s 2014 Milken Educator Award winner
Release Date: 12/01/2014
Acting Secretary of Education Petitions York County Court to Place York City School District in Receivership, Appoint Dave Meckley as Receiver
Harrisburg – Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today filed a petition with the York County Court of Common Pleas to place York City School District into receivership and appoint Dave Meckley as receiver.
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.