No Child Left Behind
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
A report card on all public schools in Pennsylvania will be issued Sept. 30, the state’s Secretary of Education announced Wednesday morning.
The commissioners of a western Pennsylvania bedroom community have rejected a push by some residents to allow them to raise small flocks of chickens in the backyards of their suburban lots.
Just in case you were busy and missed portions of the Tuesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, here’s some of the highlights of the show.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools District had been making steady improvement, but the 2012 PSSA exams showed a decline in academic performance district-wide in both math and reading.
Today was the first day of school for Pittsburgh Public Schools. Dr. Linda Lane, superintendent, announced the district achieved Adequate Yearly Progress.
Fresh from a major address affirming the importance of public education, President Barack Obama told KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano he understood Pennsylvania’s budget dilemma which has hurt local schools.