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Students fly a drone during the robotics demonstration.  Celebrating the success of the PAsmart workforce development program to create educational opportunities at schools across the commonwealth, Governor Tom Wolf welcomed more than 50 students from the Pennsylvania Rural Robotics Initiative to the Capitol today. The students from nine western Pennsylvania school districts showcased their skills in coding, robotics and drone technology. The Wolf administration awarded the initiative a $299,000 PAsmart Advancing Grant earlier this year. Harrisburg, PA – Tuesday, November 12, 2019

State Board of Education Advances Proposed Standards to Modernize Science Education

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Following a series of public stakeholder sessions and committee meetings with education professionals to develop content, the State Board of Education recently announced advanced new proposed science standards that align with current research and best practices, including Next Generation Science Standards. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 10, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, School News
Wolf Administration Announces $7.5 Million Funding Opportunity to Address Community Violence

Wolf Administration Announces $7.5 Million Funding Opportunity to Address Community Violence

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Wolf Administration announced recently that The School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) is opening a competitive solicitation for grant applications designed to reduce or prevent community violence. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 10, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, School News
Brockway Returns to In-Person School

Brockway Returns to In-Person School

BROCKWAY, Pa. (EYT) – The Brockway Area School District finished its first two days of school last week. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 2, 2020 · Local News, News, School News
PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police Urge Responsible, Designated Driving Ahead of Labor Day Holiday

PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police Urge Responsible, Designated Driving Ahead of Labor Day Holiday

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are reminding motorists to travel responsibly ahead of the Labor Day holiday. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 1, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, School News
Pa. Department of Health Reports Five New Cases in Jefferson County, 619 Statewide

Pa. Department of Health Reports Five New Cases in Jefferson County, 619 Statewide

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., August 22, that there are 619 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 129,048. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 23, 2020 · Local News, News, School News
Governor Wolf Recommends No School Sports for Remainder of Year

Governor Wolf Recommends No School Sports for Remainder of Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – During a press conference on Thursday morning, Governor Wolf recommended that no sports be held in Pennsylvania until January 1, 2021. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 6, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, School News, Sports
Gov. Wolf Announces $3 Million for Preschool Early Intervention Programs to Purchase Pandemic-Related Supplies

Gov. Wolf Announces $3 Million for Preschool Early Intervention Programs to Purchase Pandemic-Related Supplies

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor Tom Wolf is dedicating approximately $3 million for Preschool Early Intervention Programs serving children 3 to 5-years-old to purchase personal protective equipment and other pandemic-related supplies. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 29, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, School News
New Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced School Meals Announced for the 2020-21 School Year

New Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced School Meals Announced for the 2020-21 School Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Education on Thursday announced that updated federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk for the 2020-21 schools year have been released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). FULL ARTICLE
by · July 3, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, School News
Brockway Class of 2020 Holds Drive-In Graduation on June 8

Brockway Class of 2020 Holds Drive-In Graduation on June 8

BROCKWAY, Pa. - The strange senior year of Brockway Area Junior-Senior High School’s Class of 2020 came to an end with a giant screen and fireworks at Moonlite Drive-In! FULL ARTICLE
by · June 13, 2020 · Local News, News, School News
Wolf Administration Provides Guidance to Resume High School and Other Summer Sports

Wolf Administration Provides Guidance to Resume High School and Other Summer Sports

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Wolf Administration issued preliminary guidance for high school and recreational sports teams to resume voluntary workouts and other in-person activities in the state’s yellow and green phases. FULL ARTICLE