Teacher Evaluation System

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) invites all school districts, charter schools, intermediate units and career and technical centers to join them in the development of a new teacher evaluation… Read More

Act 45 & Act 48 Moratorium Update

Act 24 of 2011 provided for a two-year suspension of the Act 45 and Act 48 continuing professional education requirements for school and system leaders and educators. The following list… Read More

School Code Update

As part of the 2011-12 state budget, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law House Bill 1352, which makes several changes to the Public School Code of 1949. Below is an… Read More

Important State Budget Links

The State Budget, HB 1485, now Act 1A of 2011, contains the appropriations for the 2011-12 state budget. Here are important links from PDE concerning the education budget:  Summary of state… Read More

State Budget Passed

For the first time in nine years, the Commonwealth has a budget signed by the Governor before July 1, as required by the state constitution. That is the good news…. Read More