Monthly Archives: January 2013

Read the state’s denial for Urban Cyber Charter School application

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State denies Urban Cyber Charter School application, along with others

Pennsylvania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis denied eight cyber charter school applications for the 2013-14 school year, including for the proposed Urban Cyber Charter School, the state announced Monday. Urban Cyber Charter School would have been based in York. It would … Continue reading

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Dallastown student wins her high school a $10,000 grant in video competition

A Dallastown Area High School student has won her school a $10,000 grant in Met-Ed’s “Ways 2 Save Electricity” video contest.

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Washington Twp. group’s petition to move from Dover schools heads to state

A Washington Township group’s petition to try to move from Dover schools will soon head to the state education department.

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AYP recalculations cause charter results to decline

Charter school AYP results declined once the state education department recalculated results using the same method used for traditional public schools, according to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

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York City School District financial recovery meetings scheduled

Several meetings related to the York City School District’s financial recovery process have been scheduled.

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An inside look at Supt. Wortham’s speech to York Rotary on city schools

York City schools Supt. Deborah Wortham spoke to the Rotary Club of York about what’s happening in the school district.

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Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences offers opportunity for high school juniors

Pennsylvania’s Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon will reopen for the summer 2013 season, according to a news release.

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York College updates presidential search process

Several candidates to be York College’s next president have been interviewed and two have visited campus, according to an update from the search committee.

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York County parents share thoughts on school safety

School safety was the first topic parents shared their thoughts on for a new feature on the blog.

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