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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 8:42 AM

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association said it was pleased with an increase in state aid, but pointed out that school districts will still face a much larger increase in costs. The Democrat is scheduled to deliver his election-year budget and speak to a joint legislative session at 11:30 a.m. Watch the speech live online
Associated Press, Feb. 6, 2018
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 8:41 AM

Pennsylvania Republicans have lost what was likely their best shot at getting out of redrawing congressional maps, after the state Supreme Court declared them unconstitutional. GOP legislative leaders had appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court on the grounds the state court decision violated the U.S. Constitution. But Justice Samuel Alito declined to issue a stay.
WITF, Feb. 6, 2018
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 8:40 AM

It’s not unusual to see billboards, advertisements, and glossy brochures for charter schools in Pennsylvania. Now, more traditional public schools are crafting their image just as carefully as they compete for students.
WHYY, Feb. 5, 2018
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Monday, February 5, 2018 10:08 AM

Top Republican lawmakers fighting a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s school-funding system will present their arguments before a full panel of Commonwealth Court judges next month.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb. 2, 2018
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Monday, February 5, 2018 10:07 AM

School districts are changing their policies to comply with a new state law that bans "lunch shaming" of students who owe money for school lunches, but some say it will come at a cost.
PennLive.com, Feb. 5, 2018
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Monday, February 5, 2018 9:56 AM

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will roll out his fourth and final first-term budget proposal, an election-year plan expected to be relatively restrained after three years dominated by drawn-out partisan fights with the Republican-controlled legislature over how to plug gaping deficits.
Associated Press, Feb. 5, 2018
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Friday, February 2, 2018 9:33 AM

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, made a bold statement in a recent essay: By giving students individual help, average students can be turned into exceptional ones.

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Friday, February 2, 2018 9:26 AM

Over the past two-and-a-half years, out-of-school suspensions in the School District of Lancaster dropped by 42%. However, a sharp disparity exists between who gets suspended.
WITF, Feb. 2, 2018
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Friday, February 2, 2018 9:25 AM

For years, that has been the national narrative about the long-troubled school district in the nation's capital: After decades of low performance and stagnation, the system was moving forward with a "reform" program that was a model for the nation. 
Allentown Morning Call, Feb. 1, 2018
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Friday, February 2, 2018 8:27 AM

The tentative schedule for the 2018 PDE Data Summit is now available. Look for new presentations and topics, find impactful presenters from years past, as well as three exciting keynotes, and plan for the sessions you want to attend (the sessions are laid out by timeslot, but are still subject to change). You can find the agenda as an attachment in the registration link below or on the PDE Data Summit webpage: http://www.education.pa.gov/Data-and-Statistics/PDEDataSummit/Pages/default.aspx

Don’t miss the extended Early Bird pricing, which is running through this Friday, February 2nd!

Registration Link: https://teampa.com/datasummit Hershey Lodge Reservation Link: https://aws.passkey.com/go/DATASUMMIT2018

If you are a presenter, please remember that you have a designated registration: https://teampa.com/datasummit-staff.  We do need to have all presenters registered here.

If you have any questions, reach out to me directly at PDEDataSummitTeam@Outlook.com.

 

 
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