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Are public schools failing? No, say local superintendents

Are public schools failing? No, some local superintendents told those gathered at the York County Economic Alliance’s Economics Club Breakfast Wednesday morning.

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Mock trial district competitions start next week

District-level mock trial competitions start next week in York County.

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York City School District schedules first meeting for new Community Education Council

The York City School District has scheduled the first meeting for its new Community Education Council.

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YorkCounts group to weigh in on York City schools financial recovery process

A YorkCounts education work group will present information to the advisory committee working with David Meckley, the York City School District’s state-appointed chief recovery officer, on a financial recovery plan.

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York County education moments from 2012

Here’s a look at some education moments from York County schools in 2012.

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Senate approves bill to limit superintendent buyouts

A bill that would limit contract buyouts for superintendents and make other changes related to superintendent contracts has been approved by the state Senate and will now be referred to the House of Representatives, according to a news release from … Continue reading

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Hersheypark to host Education Days, starting May 4

Anybody want to combine chocolate and learning? Hersheypark will host Education Days starting May 4. Here’s a look at the schedule, from a news release: May 4: Math Day – Students apply real-life situations to math concepts by doing activities … Continue reading

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Update on Washington Township efforts to leave Dover district

Remember the folks who want to move Washington Township from the Dover Area School District? For months, the Washington Township Education Coalition‘s website urged residents to sign its petition, which you might remember is the one of the first steps … Continue reading

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That’s a lot of cookies: Mock bake sale Monday to draw attention to state education funding cuts

Parents and community members from central Pennsylvania will hold a mock bake sale at the state Capitol on Monday to highlight loss in state funding for public schools since 2008, according to a news release. Those involved say they’d need … Continue reading

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