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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 9:10 AM

The election for Regional Representatives on the Pennsylvania Principals Association Board of Directors ended on Monday, April 11, 2016. Vote-Now has certified the results and forwarded them to the association. We congratulate the following individuals who were successful in their bid for a three-year term as a regional representative. We acknowledge and appreciate their past service and look forward to their continued support and engagement with the PA Principals Association. On behalf of all of our members, let me thank you for your service and congratulate you on being elected to another term. --Paul M. Healey, Ph.D., Executive Director

East II Elementary – Philip Giaquinto

East III Secondary – Jonathan Bauer

Central I Elementary – James Orichosky

Central III Secondary – Dr. David Crumrine

West III  Elementary – Heather Bigney

West III Secondary – Dr. Zeb Jansante

West IV Elementary – Dr. Nina Sacco

West IV Secondary – Dr. Shemeca Crenshaw

 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 9:07 AM

After campaigning to restore the education cuts made by his predecessor and engaging in a futile nine month budgetary stalemate with the Republican-controlled legislature, Gov. Tom is now supporting an education funding formula that could cost the Lebanon SD $850,000 this year.
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Source: Lebanon Daily News, April 11, 2016.

 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 8:47 AM

Taxpayers in Monroe and Northampton counties are painfully familiar with the effects of unfair and inequitable state education funding.
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Source: Express-Times, April 11, 2016.


 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 8:43 AM

Legislation to encourage public schools to post the national motto, "In God We Trust," inside their buildings is once again on the move in the state House.
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Source: PennLive.com, April 11, 2016.

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 2:31 PM

Proposed revisions to Chapter 11, Section 11.20 (related to non-immunized children) were published for public comment in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on April 9, 2016.  Comments will be accepted for 30 days from the date of publication. A copy of the proposed revisions to 22 Pa. Code, Chapter 11 and information on how to submit comments is available online at: http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol46/46-15/595.html.

At the same time, a companion proposal from the Department of Health (DOH) containing proposed revisions to DOH regulations on School Immunizations also will be published for public comment in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Information related to proposed revisions to 28 Pa. Code, Chapter 23 is available in the Pennsylvania Bulletin at: http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol46/46-15/594.html.

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 10:52 AM

School funding numbers have been released by the state, and while more money will be heading to local districts than what was received last year, it appears to be less than local officials anticipated when they adopted budgets in June.
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Source: Williamsport Sun Gazette, April 10, 2016. 

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 10:51 AM

Governor  Tom Wolf says he's come up with a school funding formula, but GOP leaders are questioning the validity of the plan since the Governor's veto of the fiscal code that included its own funding blueprint.  
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Source: WITF, April 10, 2016.

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 10:50 AM

Lehigh Valley high schoolers can get a jump start on their college education this summer. Penn State Lehigh Valley is offering its first six-week summer dual-enrollment program for rising high school seniors over the summer. (Lehigh Co.)
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Source: Express-Times, April 1, 2016.


 
Friday, April 8, 2016 1:43 PM

So the state education budget is all wrapped up and school district finances back in order, right? Well, not so much, area business administrators say. 
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Source: Times Leader, April 7, 2016.


 
Friday, April 8, 2016 1:42 PM

Time, as the saying goes, is money. Nowhere is that truer than in Pennsylvania’s mounting pension debt.

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Source:
ABC Channel 27, April 7, 2016.

 
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