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This is the Least Educated City in Pennsylvania

College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment rates have fallen at an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010. While four years of higher education may not be for everyone, Americans without a bachelor’s degree tend to be far more […]
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No critical race theory in Pennsylvania schools

HARRISBURG, PA – As national debate rages about the teaching of critical race theory in public schools, the Pennsylvania Department of Education says schools won’t incorporate the subject into classrooms any time soon, though the department is encouraging “diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts” at all districts. Kendall Alexander, a spokesperson...

BCIU Selected to Participate in PA Science Education Leaders (PennSEL) Network

The Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) has been selected to participate in the Pennsylvania Science Education Leaders (PennSEL) Network. The network is a cohort of leadership teams representing 19 regions across Pennsylvania with the goal of improving science teaching and learning for all students. The multi-year effort was launched by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and NextGenScience in June 2021.

Pa School Mask Discussions

Here in Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says there will not be a mandated requirement for students to wear masks in schools. One area lawmaker is asking that question. It has become a hotly debated issue for parents and school administrators. A recent decision by the State College School Board to require students to provide proof of vaccination,or wear masks at.
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Wolf Administration will not require Pa. students to wear masks in school despite CDC recommendation

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is not considering reinstating a statewide mandate for mask wearing in K-12 schools despite Tuesday’s updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending everyone in schools wear masks regardless of their vaccination status, according to a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
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Manheim Township educator named best history teacher in Pennsylvania

A Manheim Township Middle School teacher has been named the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s 2021 Pennsylvania History Teacher of the Year, the Manheim Township School District announced recently. Olivia Good, who teaches eighth-grade United States history, won the state award and awaits selection of the national winner, which...
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State DoE: PA schools won’t teach CRT

Pennsylvania schools won’t teach critical race theory in public schools anytime soon. That’s the word from the Pennsylvania Department of Education as national debate rages about teaching the theory in public schools. The department is encouraging “diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts” at all districts, however. Critical race theory is “not...
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Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 26, 2021. Editorial: A fresh start for the State System of higher ed. Change can be hard and it can be scary. But, it also can be promising. Because with change comes opportunity. That’s the spirit that must be tapped as the Pennsylvania State System of Higher...