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Jul 31, 2015, 11:13 ET

ADVISORY - HARRISBURG - State Library Hosts Meet and Greet with Author Chris Papst

 As part of its Lunch and Learn series, the State Library of Pennsylvania announced that it will host a meet and greet with author Chris Papst,...

Jul 31, 2015, 11:11 ET

ADVISORY - HARRISBURG - State Library Hosts Poetry Reading and Book Signing

As part of its Lunch and Learn series, the State Library of Pennsylvania announced that it will host a poetry reading and book signing next month...

Jul 16, 2015, 12:15 ET

Pennsylvania Honored for Performance under National Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today announced that the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) has recognized Pennsylvania for...

Jul 14, 2015, 16:46 ET

Secretary Rivera Discusses the Importance of the State's Support of Education with McKeesport Area School District Officials

 Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera continued his "Schools That Teach" tour today in Allegheny County, where he sat down for a discussion...

Jul 14, 2015, 12:41 ET

Pennsylvania Education Secretary Visits the Steel City to See How Students Are Spending the Summer Immersed in STEM

 Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera's "Schools That Teach" tour made stops yesterday afternoon at Duquesne University and Carnegie Mellon...

Jul 13, 2015, 15:18 ET

Secretary Rivera Discusses Need for Additional Classroom Resources with Everett Area School District Officials

 Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera continued his "Schools That Teach" tour today in Bedford County, where he sat down for a discussion...

Jul 06, 2015, 13:37 ET

Secretary Rivera names new chief recovery officer for Harrisburg School District

 Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced the appointment of Dr. Audrey Utley as the new chief recovery officer (CRO) for the Harrisburg...

Jul 02, 2015, 16:56 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Education, USDA announce new guidelines for free and reduced-price meals in schools

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

Jun 26, 2015, 16:53 ET

Secretary Rivera Discusses Need for Additional Classroom Resources with South Western School District Officials

 Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera continued his "Schools That Teach" tour today in York County, where he sat down for a discussion with...

Jun 25, 2015, 12:13 ET

Secretary of Education Presents Innovation Incentive Awards to Seven Pennsylvania Schools

Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera presented the Innovation Incentive Awards to seven Pennsylvania School Districts Wednesday night during the...

Jun 19, 2015, 16:03 ET

Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Continues "Schools That Teach" Tour to Discuss Higher Education Funding

 Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera continued his "Schools That Teach" tour today in York County, where he joined Rep. Kevin Schreiber...

Jun 16, 2015, 14:25 ET

Secretary Rivera Discusses Impact of Proposed Funding Increases with Lebanon School District Officials

 Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera continued his "Schools That Teach" tour today in Lebanon County, where he sat down for a discussion...

Jun 05, 2015, 11:44 ET

Pennsylvania Student Teams' Innovation Recognized at Governor's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Competition

Education Secretary Pedro Rivera is congratulating 19 student teams for their participation in the first Governor's PA STEM Competition. The event,...

May 08, 2015, 11:20 ET

State Library to Feature Exhibit and Lecture on Pa.'s Covered Bridges

The State Library of Pennsylvania will unveil an exhibit this week to showcase the Commonwealth's picturesque and historically important covered...

May 01, 2015, 12:42 ET

Acting Secretary Rivera Congratulates PA's Semifinalists for Presidential Scholars Program

Acting Secretary Pedro Rivera today offered his congratulations to the 17 semifinalists for the 2015 Presidential Scholars Program from...

Apr 23, 2015, 13:52 ET

Two PA Schools Earn Spots on U.S. Department of Education's Green Ribbon Schools List

Acting Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera is congratulating Charles F. Patton Middle School in Chester County and Northampton...

Apr 10, 2015, 15:35 ET

Acting Education Secretary Applauds Student Scientists

Acting Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today congratulated four Pennsylvania students who were selected to showcase their science projects...

Apr 08, 2015, 15:10 ET

Acting Secretary Rivera Announces Finalists for 2016 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year

Acting Secretary Pedro Rivera announced today the 12 finalists for the 2016 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. "As a former educator, I am proud to...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:42 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf's Budget Makes Historic Investment in Education

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that his 2015-16 Executive Budget will put Pennsylvania back on the path to success and help rebuild the middle...

Feb 10, 2015, 14:57 ET

Pennsylvania Receives $24.3 Million Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Award

 The Wolf Administration announced today that the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) will receive a $24.3 million grant to...