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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (Pre K-12)
Welcome!  This section of the PDE web site contains information for parents, students, teachers, school board members, school administrators and citizens interested in learning about Pennsylvania’s schools. It also provides information about Department of Education programs and services.

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education is responsible for statewide development, administration and improvement of  public and nonpublic schools that serve students in kindergarten through the 12th grade. The major components are general education, career and technical education, special education, community and student support services and school services.