Monthly Archives: September 2013

24-year-old York College program sees William Penn students through graduation

The York College Community Opportunity Scholarship Program has been guiding students from William Penn Senior High School through the college since 1989.

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Live coverage of York City School Board meeting

The York City School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. tonight.

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Rep. Seth Grove seeks input on school consolidation

Rep. Seth Grove is seeking input on the idea of school consolidation in York County.

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Attorneys trying to schedule arguments in York City, New Hope matter

Oral arguments on New Hope Academy Charter School’s renewal appeal could be heard in September or October, according to the York City School District’s solicitor.

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School consolidation discussion continues in York County

York County Republican state representatives held a press conference Friday, saying they have asked for a state office to study whether the school consolidation – specifically administration – would save money for taxpayers here.

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Northern teacher talks about working on the Common Core

While I was working on stories about the Common Core, I spotted some local names among those educators participating in state committees that worked on the new state standards. One is Emily Reed, a reading specialist at Dillsburg Elementary School in the Northern York County School District.

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Pennsylvania adopts new standards based on the Common Core

The Pennsylvania Board of Education has adopted the Pennsylvania Core Standards, new educational standards that are based on the Common Core.

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York County Republican legislators to discuss school consolidation

York County’s Republican delegation will be holding a press conference tomorrow afternoon to discuss its request to have the state’s Independent Fiscal Office look into the potential savings for taxpayers if the county’s school district’s were combined, according to a news release.

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A Dover teacher shares how Sept. 11 has changed classrooms

As time has passed since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, one local educator said, it has changed the way social studies is taught.

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York City School District encouraged by enrollment numbers

York City School District Supt. Eric Holmes offered the school board an update on its “welcome home” campaign to try to urge students to return to the district from charter schools.

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