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Feb 17, 2017, 14:28 ET Education Department Recognizes 2017 Career and Technical Education Excellence Awards

The Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded 13 Pennsylvania schools with Career and Technical Education (CTE) Excellence Awards at an event in...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:04 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Brings Schools That Teach Tour to Central Dauphin School District

Today, the Wolf Administration's Schools That Teach tour stopped at E.H. Phillips Elementary School in Central Dauphin School District, where...


Feb 14, 2017, 14:11 ET PA Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visits Greencastle-Antrim School District on the Schools That Teach Tour

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera made a stop at Greencastle-Antrim School District's elementary school today on the Wolf Administration's...


Feb 06, 2017, 15:33 ET The Pennsylvania Education Department Seeks Sponsors for Summer Meals and Nutrition Programs

The Pennsylvania Department of Education is encouraging organizations across the state to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income...


Feb 03, 2017, 10:31 ET PDE Awards Farm to School Grants to 30 Pennsylvania Schools

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today announced the awarding of Farm to School grants to schools across the state, which will provide...


Jan 30, 2017, 14:51 ET Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visits Philadelphia's Logan Elementary on Schools That Teach Tour

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera made a Schools That Teach tour stop at the School District of Philadelphia's Logan Elementary on Monday...


Jan 27, 2017, 14:00 ET PA Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Meets with Central Columbia School District Leaders on Schools That Teach Tour to Discuss Education Investments, School Performance

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera made a stop at Central Columbia School District's high school today on the Wolf Administration's Schools...


Jan 25, 2017, 14:31 ET PDE, PDA Introduce York Suburban School District Students to Fresh, Healthy, Local Foods through Farm to School Grant

Representatives from the Pennsylvania Departments of Education (PDE) and Agriculture (PDA) today visited York Suburban Middle School to announce...


Jan 23, 2017, 16:42 ET PA Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Talks Education Investments, School Performance on Schools That Teach Tour

East Penn School District today hosted the Schools That Teach tour as state Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera discussed investments in education...


Jan 20, 2017, 14:40 ET Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Brings Schools That Teach Tour to Pittsburgh to Discuss Education Investments, School Performance

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera today brought the Schools That Teach tour to Western Pennsylvania as he met with local leaders, district...


Jan 13, 2017, 14:30 ET PA Secretary Rivera Named to CCSSO Board of Directors

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced that Sec. Pedro A. Rivera has been named to the Board of Directors of the Council of...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:26 ET Pennsylvania Department of Education Launches Pinterest Page for Educators, Students, Families

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced that it has launched a new Pinterest page aimed at providing educational resources...


Dec 20, 2016, 14:55 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visits Greater Nanticoke Area School District to Discuss Education Investments, School Performance

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera made a visit to the Greater Nanticoke Area School District today to speak with local leaders, district...


Dec 16, 2016, 14:50 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visits Bristol Township School District, Talks Education Funding and School Accountability

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera today met with administrators, students, and educators at Bristol Township School District in Bucks...


Dec 08, 2016, 13:00 ET Year in Review: Secretary Pedro Rivera Outlines Pennsylvania Education Department's 2016 Achievements

Today, Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera outlined the Pennsylvania Department of Education's most significant achievements of 2016. "The Wolf...


Dec 08, 2016, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Discusses Education Funding, School Performance at Dover Area School District

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera made another stop on Governor Wolf's Schools That Teach tour this morning as he visited administrators,...


Dec 06, 2016, 10:37 ET Pennsylvania Names Pocono-area Educator as the 2017 Teacher of the Year, Announces Blue Ribbon Schools

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced yesterday that Michael Soskil, a teacher from the Wallenpaupack Area School District in Wayne...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:35 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Celebrates 2016 Educational Successes, Outlines Recommendations for New Measure of Student Achievement

During a keynote speech at the opening of the 2016 SAS Institute, the Department of Education's (PDE) annual professional development conference,...


Dec 01, 2016, 15:00 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visits Westmoreland County's Derry Area School District on Schools That Teach Stop

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera made a visit to Derry Area School District in Westmoreland County Thursday to speak with administrators,...


Nov 15, 2016, 14:21 ET Pennsylvania Department of Education Raises Awareness of Youth Homelessness in Keystone State

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera and Pennsylvania's Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program (ECYEH) today urged...


Nov 08, 2016, 14:19 ET Pennsylvania STEM Education Programs Recognized at White House Computer Science Symposium

Pennsylvania's science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs were recognized by United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith at...


Nov 07, 2016, 15:30 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visit Marple Newtown School District on Schools That Teach Tour

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera made a visit to Marple Newtown School District in Delaware County Monday to speak with administrators,...


Nov 04, 2016, 14:02 ET PA Secretary of Education Announces $6.5 Million in Safe Schools Targeted Grants

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today announced that $6.5 million in competitive grants have been awarded for the training and compensation...


Nov 03, 2016, 18:06 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Makes Two Stops on Schools That Teach Tour

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera visited two schools in north central Pennsylvania Thursday to speak with administrators, teachers,...


Oct 27, 2016, 16:30 ET Pennsylvania Education Department Updates 625 School Performance Profile Scores

The Department of Education (PDE) posted updated School Performance Profile (SPP) scores for 625 local education agencies (LEA) across Pennsylvania...