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Charter school news: PA changes way AYP is measured for charters, legislature doesn’t act on reform legislation

The state has changed the way AYP is measured for charter schools.

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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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Should Pennsylvania apply for a waiver from No Child Left Behind?

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced that eight more states were being granted waivers from some requirements of No Child Left Behind, which requires that 100 percent of students must be achieving proficiency in reading and math by … Continue reading

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Report: Pennsylvania seeks No Child Left Behind flexibility

Somehow I missed this last week, but The Patriot-News reported that state education Secretary Ron Tomalis has been talking to the federal education secretary about flexibility from No Child Left Behind. You might remember that the U.S. education department offered … Continue reading

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