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In Lancaster County, Lampeter-Strasburg School District teachers will see salary increases over the next four years, work an extra day each year, and contribute more to their healthcare plan.    LancasterOnline



In Delaware County, contract between Garnet Valley School Board and teacher union still has not been finalized.    Delaware County Daily Times



In Allegheny County, West Mifflin Area school officials are taking steps to put iPad minis in the hands of middle school students in the fall.    Tribune-Review



PA Council on American Private Education names Butler County teacher a top educator. He's one of six teachers in the state to be recognized.    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



In Allegheny County, Mt. Lebanon school board approves teacher contract extension and spending plan with tax hike.    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



In Northumberland County, Shamokin School Board rejects fact-finder's report that would have ended nearly two years of stalled teacher contract talks.    The Daily Item



Wolf hears plea for more funding during visit to Upper Darby School District in Delaware County, one of the most financially challenged districts in PA. PDE mentioned.    The Philadelphia Inquirer



In Wyoming County, Tunkhannock Area School District teachers to hit the picket lines following a school board vote to reject teacher contract.    The Times-Tribune



Scranton School Board tables early retirement plan � a move that had the teacher union president contemplating legal action.    The Times-Tribune



States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based exam. AP reports.    The Philadelphia Inquirer





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