Monthly Archives: July 2015

Moody’s: Financial stresses cause districts, including York City, to see bond rating downgrades

A report from a credit rating agency outlines troubles faced by school districts around Pennsylvania, noting that York City is among those to have its bond rating downgraded in recent months. Here’s a look at what’s happened. ‘Unlikely to recovery … Continue reading

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Back-to-school shopping: What are you spending?

In most districts around York County, students will head back to school in less than a month. Have you started your shopping? Check out what the annual survey from the National Retail Federation has to say about the annual rite … Continue reading

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Report: Senate votes on rewrite of No Child Left Behind

From the Associated Press: “The Senate has voted to roll back significant parts of the much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law. The overhaul was approved by a 81-17 vote Thursday and now sets the stage for what could be … Continue reading

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Leadership York program helps foster diversity in schools

More than two dozen York County educators were part of the Leadership for Diverse Schools Class of 2015. Leadership for Diverse Schools is a program run by Leadership York that helps those working in schools learn to interact more effectively … Continue reading

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York City School District’s community action committee takes shape

Carol Saylor, chief recovery officer for the York City School District, said about 50 people have been tapped for the community action committee she and York Mayor Kim Bracey are to lead. Here’s a look at who’s on the list. … Continue reading

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School construction reimbursement part of budget battle

Districts around York County are among those awaiting reimbursement from the state for construction costs. Just how those costs should be covered by the state is one of the many issues associated with the state budget. Here’s a look at … Continue reading

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She helped a garden grow at Windsor Manor Elementary

For 15 years, Melanie Markowski has helped the Junior Garden at Windsor Manor Elementary School blossom. But all good things, it seems, eventually come to an end. Markowski, of Windsor, said the garden will be removed in July because of … Continue reading

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