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Aug 11, 2014, 15:02 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Announces Expanding Excellence School Mentoring Grant Program

Governor Tom Corbett today announced that the Department of Education is accepting applications for the 2014-15 Governor's Expanding Excellence...

Aug 04, 2014, 15:54 ET

Acting Secretary of Education Provides Update on Progress of the GED

Earlier this year, Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq announced changes to the process of receiving a GED as a result of the 2002 GED...

Jul 11, 2014, 13:59 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Education Announces Federal Income Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals and Free Milk for 2014-15 School Year

The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released federal income...

Jun 24, 2014, 16:47 ET

Acting Secretary of Education Applauds Pennsylvania for Meeting Requirements of IDEA

Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education's determination...

May 02, 2014, 12:20 ET

Department of Education Releases 2014-15 Act 1 Referendum Exceptions Report

The Pennsylvania Department of Education today released the Report on Referendum Exceptions for School Year 2014-15, which provides detailed...

Mar 19, 2014, 15:16 ET

Acting Secretary of Education Announces Changes for Pennsylvanians Seeking a GED

Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today announced that the Department of Education is currently finalizing the process for those...

Feb 21, 2014, 15:00 ET

Acting Secretary of Education Announces $2.6 Million in Safe Schools Targeted Grants

Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today announced that $2.6 million in competitive grants have been awarded to 110 public schools...

Jan 14, 2014, 11:15 ET

Burrell High School Teacher Awarded 2013 Milken Educator Award, Unrestricted $25,000 Cash Prize

Meghan Nese, a teacher at Burrell High School in Burrell School District, Westmoreland County, was surprised this morning as Pennsylvania's 2013...

Jan 03, 2014, 11:00 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Education Announces $1.7 Million in Career and Technical Education Equipment Grants, 42 Schools to Share Funding

Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today announced that 42 schools will share $1.7 million in funding for the purchase of equipment for...

Dec 11, 2013, 14:43 ET

Pennsylvania's Acting Secretary of Education Announces Updates to School Performance Profile

Federal accountability report and data files now available Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today announced that the School...

Nov 05, 2013, 12:30 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Education Reminds Pennsylvanians of Changes to GED Test Beginning in January 2014

Current Test Takers Must Complete All Parts of Exam by Dec. 31, 2013 The state Department of Education reminds Pennsylvanians that the current...

Oct 29, 2013, 13:15 ET

Governor's School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University Accepting Applications for Summer 2014 Program

High School Juniors Pursuing STEM-Related Careers Encouraged to Apply The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences at Carnegie...

Oct 17, 2013, 13:21 ET

Pennsylvania's Acting Secretary of Education Says Hybrid Learning Benefits Students; Highlights Success of First-Year Pilot Program

Following a successful first-year pilot of the hybrid learning initiative in 15 schools across the state, Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn C....

Oct 04, 2013, 15:20 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Education Releases 2012-13 School Performance Profile

 The Pennsylvania Department of Education today released the new School Performance Profile that will show the academic performance of the...

Sep 12, 2013, 13:56 ET

Pennsylvania State Board of Education Approves New Academic Standards and Revised High School Graduation Requirements

The State Board of Education today approved revised regulations to update the state's academic standards and high school graduation...

Aug 08, 2013, 09:45 ET

Pennsylvania's Special Education Annual Performance Report and State Performance Plan Now Available

 The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the state's Special Education Annual Performance Report and the State...

Aug 07, 2013, 13:45 ET

Significant Changes to GED Test Beginning in January 2014

Current Students Must Complete Test by the End of December 2013 The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the current...

Aug 02, 2013, 14:07 ET

Federal Income Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price School Lunches to Remain at Current Levels for 2013-14 School Year

 The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released the federal...

Apr 30, 2013, 12:24 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Education Releases 2013-14 Referendum Exceptions Report

The Pennsylvania Department of Education today released the Report on Referendum Exceptions for School Year 2013-14, which provides detailed...

Apr 12, 2013, 10:16 ET

PA Secretary of Education Announces Saturday Hours for State Library

Beginning April 13, Library to be Open Second Saturday of Each Month  PA Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis today announced that...