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Aug 25, 2015, 16:15 ET

Secretary Rivera Talks Education Funding with Halifax Area School District at Schools that Teach Stop

 The statewide "Schools That Teach" tour continued today as Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera stopped by Halifax Area School District in...

Aug 25, 2015, 12:28 ET

Governor Wolf and Secretary Rivera Announce $23.5 Million in School Improvement Grants for Nine Pa. Schools

 Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today announced that nine schools across the commonwealth will receive a combined...

Aug 18, 2015, 14:40 ET

Wolf Administration, Chester Upland Receiver Propose Bold Financial Turnaround Plan For District

 Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera and Chester Upland School District Receiver, Dr. Francis V. Barnes,...

Aug 14, 2015, 10:33 ET

Pennsylvania Secretary Rivera Continues "Schools That Teach" Tour in Big Spring School District

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

Aug 04, 2015, 11:15 ET

Education Secretary Visits State College to See How Students are "Milking" Every Second of the Summer

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera's "Schools That Teach" tour made a stop Monday at the Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences, where...

Aug 03, 2015, 18:00 ET

Diagnostic Review of York City School District Unveiled at School Board Meeting

 York City School District Chief Recovery Officer (CRO), Dr. Carol Saylor presented the findings of the diagnostic review that was performed on...

Aug 03, 2015, 17:34 ET

Secretary Rivera Continues "Schools That Teach" Tour in Mifflin County School District

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

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,...