Topic: The Blog
GUEST BLOG: Hear it From a Teacher: Reducing the PSSA Means Two More Days of Meaningful EducationAugust 21, 2017
Teachers will now spend 20 percent less time on the PSSA, here is what two more days of meaningful education could mean for Lorena Mitchell’s classroom.
Weekly Update: Announcing Reduction in PSSA Testing, Encouraging Stability for Insurance Premiums, Standing United Against Hate, Touting Economic Growth in PennsylvaniaAugust 18, 2017
This week, Governor Wolf announced a 20 percent reduction in PSSA testing, urged Congress and President Trump payment of cost-sharing reductions for remainder of 2017, denounced hate groups following the events that took place in Charlottesville, and highlighted the importance of Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry.
Wolf Administration Announces Reduction in Standardized Testing (Round-Up)August 15, 2017
Yesterday, Governor Wolf joined Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera, education advocates, and educators at Susquehanna Township Middle School to announce a reduction in PSSA standardized testing.
Weekly Update: Touting Economic Development, Supporting Small Business and Job Creation, Urging the Fight Against Opioid AbuseAugust 11, 2017
This week, Governor Wolf visited Pittsburgh’s Almono-Hazelwood site, announced small business loans, and urged the Trump administration to heed the recommendations of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.