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York community rallies against the corporate takeover of public schools

Parents, educators, students, and religious leaders are calling on the York City School Board to reject the bids of two out-of-state charter corporations competing to take over the city's public schools.  More »

Celebrate American Education Week

American Education Week - November 17-21, 2014 - presents all Americans with the opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference by ensuring every child receives a quality education. The celebration features a special observance each day of the week.  More »

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October 2014

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October 22 - SE Officers/Staff Mtg, Coord Barg Mtg, SE Reg Ex Comm Mtg More »
November 01 - W Reg Pre-Retirement Seminar More »
November 07 - November 08 - Committee Weekend More »


Gov. Corbett calls for continued public review of state academic standards

Just a year after praising the passage of Pennsylvania Core Standards, the state's adaptation of national Common Core academic standards, Gov. Tom Corbett is calling for "continued public review" of English-language arts and math standards in elementary and secondary schools. The announcement leaves school administrators and educators scrambling to determine next steps, now that Gov. Corbett appears to be backing away from his administration's own policy.  More »

PSEA Report: Poorest students pay biggest price for school funding cuts

A new PSEA research report finds that Gov. Tom Corbett's nearly $1 billion in school funding cuts have hurt Pennsylvania’s poorest school districts and its neediest students the most, with larger classes and a drop in student achievement on standardized test scores.  More »


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