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Pennsylvania Initiates Review of Science Standards to Modernize Curriculum

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is commending the State Board of Education which this week directed the Department of Education (PDE) to begin the process of updating Pennsylvania’s science standards to align them with current research and best practices, including a review of Next Generation Science Standards. “As technology continues to advance, science is…

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Gov. Wolf: Charter School Reform Benefits Students and Taxpayers in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Erie, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined school district superintendents and education stakeholders in Erie County today to discuss how his three-part plan will ensure charter schools better serve students and taxpayers. Pennsylvania’s flawed and outdated charter school law is known as one of the worst in the nation. “Pennsylvania’s charter school law is failing…

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Wolf Administration Takes Next Step in Updating Charter School Regulations

Harrisburg, PA – The reform to Pennsylvania’s flawed and outdated charter school law is moving forward with the process of developing regulations by opening a public comment period to gather information on the need for charter school reform, Governor Tom Wolf announced today. The governor outlined a three-part approach earlier this month that includes executive…

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Pennsylvania Students Benefiting from Historic Education Investments

Brookhaven, PA – Governor Tom Wolf joined students, parents, teachers, and school administrators today in Delaware County to celebrate Pennsylvania’s historic investments in education during the governor’s tenure. Over the past five years the governor has secured an additional $1.4 billion in funding for pre-k through college, including nearly $800 million for basic education, $140…

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