Press Releases

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 9:01 AM

Schuylkill County schools, like those across the state, are taking a tougher stance on truancy due to changes in the School Code that go into effect this school year.
Republican Herald, Aug. 22, 2017
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:59 AM

If Pennsylvania's $2.2 billion budget gap isn't filled soon, Governor Tom Wolf is indicating the commonwealth could be heading for major spending freezes.
WITF, Aug. 23, 2017
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:49 AM

Top state officials are warning that Pennsylvania's deficit-strapped government is rapidly approaching a more severe stage in its seven-week-old budget stalemate, one in which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf may have to start deciding which bills to pay and which to postpone.
Associated Press, Aug. 21, 2017
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:48 AM

Aside from taking a 10-minute break to go outside and view the eclipse, the House Republican Appropriations Committee spent a good chunk of Monday putting together their draft of a plan to fully pay for the $32 billion enacted state budget for 2017-18.
PennLive.com, Aug. 21, 2017
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Monday, August 21, 2017 12:42 PM

The Pennsylvania health department wants students to get vaccinated much sooner than previously required.

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Monday, August 21, 2017 8:14 AM

When some kids in the SD of Philadelphia return to school next month, they may notice some new faces. A pilot program is placing social workers in 22 schools to help kids with behavioral challenges.
WHYY Newsworks, Aug. 17, 2017
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Monday, August 21, 2017 8:12 AM

Parents have told Propel Schools officials over and over again in focus groups and conversations: The teachers and staff are what matters. Students form bonds with them, develop trust. It’s common sense that these kinds of relationships are catalysts for learning. So should schools and parents worry about teacher turnover?
Public Source, Aug. 17, 2017
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Monday, August 21, 2017 8:11 AM

Pennsylvania's general fund is on track to be $1.6 billion dollars underwater by the middle of next month. In the past, the state treasury has extended lines of credit to help the state keep paying immediate expenses when funds bottom out. But Treasurer Joe Torsella says that may no longer be fiscally prudent.
WITF.org, Aug, 18, 2017
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Friday, August 18, 2017 1:08 PM

On behalf of the Pennsylvania Principals Association and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), active secondary members are invited to nominate a middle level or high school level assistant principal for the 2019 State Assistant Principal of the Year Award. At the state level, this award is named the Robert E. Lavely Assistant Principal of the Year after a past president of PASSP. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, September 6, 2018.

It would be greatly appreciated if you would share this information with other persons or groups such as board members or parent groups whom you feel might be interested in making nominations.

Please click here for the informational nomination letter.

Please click here for the nomination form.

(Please Note: The nomination form is a writeable PDF file, so please click on the upper right hand corner of your browser to Open in a Different Viewer. And, when prompted, please click on Open With Adobe Acrobat.)


 
Thursday, August 17, 2017 8:56 AM

Pittsburgh-area technical programs say they’re working to stay nimble and in touch with the employers who might give their graduates jobs. If that means axing a popular program on raising frogs because no one is finding much work from it, well, so be it. 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Aug. 17, 2017
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