Monthly Archives: July 2010

PA back in Race to the Top

Pennsylvania was named a finalist in the second round of the federal Race to the Top funding competition. Read the governor’s press release here. An EdWeek assessment indicates that second-round applications were stronger than first. In the first round, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Hey, Kennard-Dale freshmen

Freshmen attending Kennard-Dale High School this fall are asked to attend an orientation session from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 19. Freshmen will receive their schedules and walk through their first day of classes. Students must provide their own transportation. … Continue reading

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Superintendent salary in New Jersey

If you didn’t catch it, we had a story Sunday about superintendent salaries in York County. In related news, New Jersey’s governor has proposed a cap on superintendent salary there. For a mid-sized district, that cap would be $175,000. Click … Continue reading

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More on city furloughs

The York City School Board voted to approve furloughs at last night’s board meeting. Read the story here. But there were many voices that didn’t make their way into the story that appeared in today’s paper, so I’m sharing a … Continue reading

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Northeastern kids raise money for student fighting cancer

Students at Northeastern Middle School recently raised money to support the American Cancer Society, in honor of an area fifth-grader. Alexis Snyder, a fifth-grader at Spring Forge Intermediate School, is fighting cancer, according to a news release. The students held … Continue reading

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Help kids get haircuts

The Hair Cuttery chain of salons will launch its 11th annual Share a Haircut program Aug. 1. From Aug. 1 to 15, every time a child age 18 or younger gets a haircut at one of 900 Hair Cuttery salons, … Continue reading

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York Catholic schedule announced

York Catholic has released its schedule for the first week of school. Students in grades 7 and 8 must report in fully uniform on Aug. 30 and in casual dress on Aug. 31. Students in grades 9-12 do not report … Continue reading

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