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School funding numbers released with budget proposals

Members of the York County House Republican Delegation released proposed school funding numbers for York County school districts on Thursday.

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Report: School districts continue cuts to balance budgets

An annual survey of school districts shows many districts are again planning cuts to make ends meet.

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How much money could your school district get through liquor privatization?

School districts in York County could get millions in one-time funding through the sale of the state’s liquor stores, according to numbers released by the state on Tuesday.

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State declares York City district in financial recovery, appoints chief recovery officer

State education Secretary Ron Tomalis today declared the York City School District in “moderate financial recovery,” and appointed a Spring Garden Township resident to create a plan to get district finances in order, according to a news release.

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State board to hear local charter matters, national group pushes changes

The state charter appeal board will hear local matters next week. Meanwhile, a national group is pushing for changes to help keep open good charter schools and close bad ones.

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Pa. treasurer: Grandparents help pay for college through 529 plans

Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord says that grandparents are stepping up to help their grandchildren afford college through PA 529 college savings plans.

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Michigan teen highlights bullying; legislation aims to beef up laws in Pa.

A Michigan teen drew attention to bullying issues over the weekend, while in Pennsylvania, a new proposal aims to beef up state laws regarding bullying.

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Read the law on school districts in ‘financial recovery’ status

Read the law on financial recovery and how it relates to York City School District.

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School Improvement Grant funding goes toward technology and more at New Hope Academy Charter School

Last year, New Hope Academy Charter School spent School Improvement Grant funding largely on technology, and this year the focus will be on classroom instruction.

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AP: Governor, Republicans working on education legislation

From the Associated Press: “Gov. Tom Corbett and his fellow Republicans who lead the state Legislature are working to develop a package of public school and education-related legislation that they can complete this month. Corbett and top lawmakers discussed the … Continue reading

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