Monthly Archives: July 2012

It’s almost time for 2012 PSSA scores

Some districts might begin sharing preliminary PSSA information, but official results aren’t expected until the end of summer.

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Learning more about how cyber schools work

A Commonwealth Connections Academy information session provided explanations of how cyber charter school works.

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State: Redistribution of items purchased with misspent grants is under way in York City

The redistribution of items purchased with misspent grant funds in the York City School District is under way, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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Former principal, now board member, talks about closing the school she used to lead

A York City School Board member voted in favor of closing the school she once led as principal.

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Video: Hear the school board’s reasons for denying New Hope Academy charter renewal

Watch a video to hear the reasons cited for denying charter renewal for New Hope Academy Charter School.

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West York student wins anti-smoking poster contest

A WestYork student is featured in the summer issue of Keystone Physician magazine after winning the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Tar Wars poster contest. Alexis Colon, 11, is a student at Lincolnway Elementary School, according to the article. She … Continue reading

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York County Literacy Council needs tutors

The York County Literacy Council needs tutors for English as a second language students and native-born adults, according to a news release.

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How is a teacher’s pension calculated?

A spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania School Employees’ Retirement System explains how teachers’ pensions work.

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Governor signs legislation aimed at financially-distressed school districts

Gov. Tom Corbett today signed legislation that would allow state intervention in the York City School District.

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Back-to-school sales already? OfficeMax event offers deals for teachers

I can’t believe I’m already getting “back to school” emails. It’s only mid-July! I haven’t even gone to the beach yet! But ready or not, it looks like it’s time to start thinking about the next school year starting. Today … Continue reading

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