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Oct 27, 2017, 15:04 ET Pennsylvania Department of Education Releases 2017 School Performance Profiles

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced that it has released 2017 School Performance Profile (SPP) scores and has posted...


Oct 26, 2017, 13:28 ET ICYMI: Pennsylvania's Early Childhood Education Program Turns 10

This month, Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera and Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller celebrated the 10-year...


Oct 24, 2017, 18:31 ET Pennsylvania Wolf Administration Highlights STEM Education and Job Opportunities at Career Expo

Today, more than 40 manufacturing and industry partners from around the commonwealth met with more than 500 students about possible career paths...


Oct 18, 2017, 10:27 ET PA Education Department Farm-to-School Grant Inspires Healthy Eating, Supports Pennsylvania Agriculture

Students at Park Elementary School in Columbia Borough School District are expanding their palate and taste buds with locally grown produce thanks...


Sep 27, 2017, 15:56 ET Pennsylvania Department of Education Releases 2017 PSSA, Keystone Exam Scores

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) released and posted online the statewide and school-level results from the 2017...


Aug 10, 2017, 14:27 ET Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Highlights the Summer Food Service Program at Camp Garrett Visit

Today, Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera joined Senator Thomas McGarrigle (R-Chester/Delaware) at Garrett Williamson's Camp Garrett program in...


Aug 08, 2017, 17:50 ET Schools That Teach Tour Visits Two Western Pennsylvania Schools

Education Secretary Pedro Rivera brought the Schools That Teach tour to western Pennsylvania this week, where he met with the faculty at...


Aug 02, 2017, 13:07 ET PDE Announces ESSA Consolidated State Plan Draft Now Available for Public Comment

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera today announced the commonwealth's proposed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated State...


Jul 26, 2017, 17:50 ET Pennsylvania Departments of Education, Labor and Industry Discuss Business/Education Partnerships on Joint Schools That Teach, Jobs That Pay Tour Stop

Yesterday, representatives from the Pennsylvania Departments of Education (PDE) and Labor and Industry (L&I) visited Corle Building Systems and...


Jul 19, 2017, 18:15 ET Pennsylvania Education Department and Advocates Highlight the Importance of Summer Learning Programs

Today, Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Executive Deputy Secretary David Volkman highlighted the importance of summer learning programs...


Jul 18, 2017, 15:10 ET Pennsylvania is Awarded for Performance Under the National Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Today, Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera announced that Pennsylvania has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) for its...


Jul 13, 2017, 18:16 ET Pennsylvania Secretary of Education, West Shore School District "Driving Reading Home" to Encourage Summer Reading

Today, Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera visited Newberry Elementary School in the West Shore School District to tour its mobile library,...


Jul 13, 2017, 13:41 ET Pennsylvania State Board of Education Welcomes Two New Student Board Members

Today, the State Board of Education welcomed two new members to the Board: Ellie DeWitt, who attends Gettysburg College, and Alex Fey, a...


Jul 07, 2017, 15:38 ET Education Department Highlights Importance of Nutritious Meals and Reading for Young Students

Today, Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Executive Deputy Secretary David Volkman visited the Martin Memorial Library in York, where he...


Jul 06, 2017, 11:17 ET USDA Announces Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced School Meals

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


Jun 30, 2017, 15:10 ET PA Education Secretary Pedro Rivera Visits PSU's Upward Bound Program and Talks Equality on Schools that Teach Tour

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today brought the Schools That Teach tour to Penn State University, where he met with high school...


Jun 14, 2017, 13:38 ET Pennsylvania Department of Education Promotes Gender Inclusivity at Central PA Event

This week, Dr. David Volkman, Executive Deputy Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), discussed the importance of gender...


May 25, 2017, 15:54 ET Pennsylvania Department of Education Announces the Creation of Regional STEM Ecosystem

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today announced that it has received national recognition for another Science, Technology,...


May 25, 2017, 11:53 ET Pennsylvania Secretary Pedro Rivera Honors 2017 Migrant Education Graduates

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera and the Pennsylvania Department of Education yesterday honored the 2017 graduates of the Migrant Education...


May 08, 2017, 11:31 ET PDE Congratulates USDE Green Ribbon Schools Honorees

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today congratulated Coeburn Elementary School in Brookhaven and The School District of Philadelphia on being...


Apr 21, 2017, 16:05 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Rivera Brings Schools That Teach Tour to Columbia Borough School District

Today, state Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera visited Columbia Borough School District on Governor Wolf's Schools That Teach tour, sharing with...


Apr 18, 2017, 17:09 ET Pennsylvania State Education Official Visits Chambersburg's Coyle Free Library

Today, Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Deputy Secretary Glenn Miller visited the Coyle Free Library to celebrate Pennsylvania's...


Apr 05, 2017, 14:46 ET Education Secretary Rivera Discusses Education Priorities, Funding With Northwest PA Superintendent's Consortium

State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera this week met with a coalition of Northwestern Pennsylvania superintendents at the state Department of...


Apr 04, 2017, 16:13 ET Pennsylvania State Education Official Visits Lackawanna Children's Library And Abington Heights School District

Today, Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Deputy Secretary Matt Stem made multiple stops in Lackawanna County to celebrate...


Mar 23, 2017, 16:36 ET Pennsylvania Education Secretary Rivera Visits Erie City School District to Discuss Education Funding and Community Schools

Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera today traveled to Erie City School District to meet with Superintendent Jay Badams, educators, and...