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Friday, April 29, 2016 2:14 PM

Pennsylvania's Auditor General had a stern message for Gov. Tom Wolf and the state legislature on Thursday.

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Source: Fox Channel 43, April 28, 2016.

 
Friday, April 29, 2016 2:12 PM

When it comes to rural school districts, some administrators think they get the short end of the stick with education funding and support.

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Source: Centre Daily Times, April 28, 2016.

 
Friday, April 29, 2016 2:11 PM

The Pennsylvania Department of Education met Thursday with more than 200 stakeholders for the first of a series of meetings on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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Source: ABC Channel 27, April 28, 2016.

 
Friday, April 29, 2016 12:42 PM

Sitting among his tiny charges, Zachary Duberstein seems more playmate than principal. Yet, behind the childlike smile and exuberance, Duberstein, a self-described "edu-nerd," is quite serious about his goals as Vare-Washington School principal - raising the level of education for its 385 elementary students, and improving satisfaction among the 51 staffers.

As a first-time principal this school year, the Passyunk resident immediately instituted changes in the schedule and makeup of the instructional block and bought $10,000 worth of books for intensive novel study.

All at the ripe old age of 27.

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Source: Philly.com, April 27, 2016.

 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:43 PM

Buoyed by the end of the state budget stalemate and the creation of a new school funding formula this month, Philadelphia education advocates on Wednesday called on the state legislature to pump $400 million in new money into 2016-17 school budgets.
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Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, April 28, 2016.

 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:35 PM

Although hard to imagine in today's climate of fiscal austerity, 20 years ago the commonwealth was rolling in cash. 
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Source: PennLive.com, April 27, 2016.

 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:14 PM

A report released this month finds that most states are lagging behind when it comes to meeting recommendations for physical education.
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Source: Education Week, April 22, 2016.


 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:29 AM

After a 10-month state budget stalemate, school districts across the state will start to receive millions of dollars in additional state funding. Governor Tom Wolf allowed the bill to go into effect without his signature. But will the Basic Education Funding Commission's formula hold for next budget cycle?
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Source: ABC27, April 25, 2016.

 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:28 AM

The chairman of the state House Appropriations Committee said Monday he believes Pennsylvania's 2016-17 budget can be balanced without an increase in the state's personal income or state sales taxes.
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Source: Pennlive.com, April 25, 2016.



 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:26 AM

A handful of counselors work with Hazleton Area School District students who are at a vulnerable age for drug experimentation at a time when abuse has become an epidemic.
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Source:
Hazleton Standard Speaker, April 25, 2016.


 
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