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Release Date: 08/19/2014
Governor Corbett Unveils New, Web-Based Resource for Pennsylvania’s Students, Teachers and Parents
Commonwealth Launches Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U
Release Date: 08/11/2014
Governor Corbett Announces Expanding Excellence School Mentoring Grant Program
Initiative encourages partnerships among schools to increase student achievement
Release Date: 08/07/2014
Governor Corbett Announces $21 Million in School Improvement Grants for Nine Schools
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today announced that nine public schools will share $21 million in federal School Improvement Grant funding.
Release Date: 08/04/2014
Acting Secretary of Education Provides Update on Progress of the GED
Earlier this year, Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq announced changes to the process of receiving a GED as a result of the 2002 GED exam expiring on Jan. 1, 2014.
Release Date: 07/16/2014
Governor Corbett and Team PA Announce $450,000 for Governor’s Schools of Excellence in Summer 2015
Governor Tom Corbett and Team Pennsylvania Foundation (Team PA) President and CEO Laura Williams today announced that $450,000 in funding through Team PA has been secured for the three Pennsylvania Governor’s Schools of Excellence
Release Date: 07/11/2014
Department of Education Announces Federal Income Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals and Free Milk for 2014-15 School Year
The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk for July 2014 through June 2015.
Release Date: 07/10/2014
Governor Corbett Signs Budget that Invests a Record $12 Billion in Education
Spending plan includes Governor’s Ready to Learn Block Grant and Ready to Succeed Scholarship
Release Date: 06/20/2014
Governor Corbett Congratulates Eight Pennsylvania School Districts for Receiving Literacy Innovation Awards
Governor Tom Corbett today congratulated eight Pennsylvania school districts for receiving the Keystones to Opportunity Innovation Awards
Release Date: 06/09/2014
Acting Secretary of Education Recognizes Achievement of Fleetwood Area Middle School; Presents Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics
Fleetwood – Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today presented the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics to Fleetwood Area Middle School in Fleetwood Area School District, Berks County