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Daily News weighs in on comments made by Sen. Eichelberger on Philadelphia's minority students, saying he needs some schooling on state's education issues.    Philadelphia Daily News



Education

Report finds teaching method known as hybrid learning enhances Hazleton Area School District test scores.    Hazleton Standard-Speaker



Lehigh Valley school administrators say court decisions, not Trump administration, will shape transgender student policies. PSBA counsel cited; PA Professional Standards and Practices Commission mentioned.    The Morning Call



Conservatives across U.S. hail end of public school bathroom rule for transgender children. Title IX mentioned. AP reports.    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Pittsburgh may launch task force to examine affordable preschool. PA Partnerships for Children head Benso cited; Wolf�s proposed budget mentioned.    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



In Cumberland County, angry residents overwhelmingly oppose closure of elementary school in East Pennsboro Area School District.    The Patriot-News



Transgender students in PA react to Trump administration's decision to roll back federal protections for transgender students. PDE spokeswoman, PSBA attorney cited; Wolf, Title IX mentioned.    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



Older refugee students in Lancaster seek seats at mainstream high schools.    The Associated Press



President Trump's transgender bathroom directive is unlikely to reverse policies in PA. Philadelphia Mayor Kenney among those cited.    The Philadelphia Inquirer



Pensions

PSERS, PA's teacher retirement plan, ranks low on funding standard used in a nationwide report. PSERS spokeswoman cited. Keyword: education.    WESA





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