Pennsylvania legislators have passed a bill to grant education scholarship funding to students in low-performance schools as determined by state exam records.
Hughesville, Pa. — East Lycoming School District is paying the tuition of charter school students in their district, just as the district pays student tuition for brick-and-mortar schools. This system has led one board member to raise their concerns publicly.
The Pennsylvania House has passed the "Fairness in Women's Sports Act," a decision that has led to backlash from transgender-rights advocates and organizations.
Williamsport, Pa. — The Williamsport Area School District Board voted April 5 to approve the move of multiple key administrators into different positions beginning at the start of the 2022-23 school year.
As national debate circles around transgender athletes, Pennsylvania legislators are attempting to set new guidelines for gender-based sports performance at the state level, a decision which may be met with dissent.
Williamsport, Pa. — Area schools continue to forefront the topic of suicide awareness thanks to the efforts of students, especially those organized through school clubs. One school has stood out among schools across the state.
Annville -- A cooperative effort between the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the National Guard Bureau, in consultation with the state Department of Education, will open the Keystone State Challenge Academy (KSCA) this summer. Applications are now open for the Academy.
Clearfield, Pa. – Each season, new painted plows can be seen around the Commonwealth thanks to the Plaint the Plow program organized by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
Williamsport -- The James V. Brown Library has announced that the Days of Remembrance essay contest is now open for students in grades 7-12.
Williamsport -- The Pennsylvania College of Technology has received another community donation to support is NOW program, a dual enrollment program for high school and career/technology center students.
Danville, Pa. – The Danville Area School District SPM (Students Preserving Mental Health) Club is a student-run and student-formed club that escalated from 9 members to 90 plus members in less than a year; but students, community members, and administration were interested right away.
South Williamsport, Pa. -- As anticipated, the South Williamsport School Board meeting on December 7 became a platform for students to comment upon the school administration's response to suicide and mental health.
Clearfield, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) thanked schools in the North Central Region for participating in the 2021 Paint the Plow program.
Williamsport, Pa. — The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) recently brought its 2021-2022 fall grant cycle to a close. Over the course of the last several months, contributions made to district projects and programs have totaled $111,249.
In the Governor's STEM competition, students throughout Pennsylvania have an opportunity to engage in long-term research alongside other students and mentors, and then formally present their findings at a research symposium. The program also provides opportunities to work with local communit…
The PA House recently passed legislation that would require K-12 schools to post their curricula online in a standardized, user-friendly manner. The goal is to help parents more easily research what their children will be taught in school.
Enola, Pa. - The Wolf Administration today announced two initiatives to support K-12 schools and institutions of higher education during the 2021-2022 school year.
Mansfield, Pa. - Thanks to contributions from First Citizens Community Bank and Citizens and Northern (C&N) Bank, Mansfield University will begin offering its Early Start Program tuition-free to Pennsylvania residents beginning in Fall 2021.
The Pennsylvania Builders Association’s (PBA) Endorsed Trade Program recently awarded the local Outstanding Student Award to Williamsport Area High School student Thomas Harper.
Harrisburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Education today announced modifications to their instructional model recommendations for Pre-K to 12 schools in response to updated guidance recently issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Harrisburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Education have announced updated recommendations for K-12 schools on social distancing in classrooms and how to handle COVID-19 cases in school buildings.
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