Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Questions about the 144 failing schools list/ PPG: School districts bracing for end of stimulus funds/ PTR: Public school districts brace for possibility of vouchers/ SB 1 Hearing

Questions about the 144 failing schools list
Questions and comments regarding the PSSA scores and the 144 failing schools list posted on the Senate Education Committee website.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
School districts bracing for end of stimulus funds
Monday, February 14, 2011
Two years after Congress approved the government's largest one-time investment in public schools, school districts are not expecting a repeat of the $100 billion investment nationwide.
Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11045/1125287-298.stm#ixzz1E1WHQrkm

Public school districts brace for possibility of vouchers
By Jodi Weigand
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Pittsburgh Public Schools could send more than $3.8 million in state money to other districts or private schools in the first year of a proposed tuition voucher program, according to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

Reminder: Senate Education Committee public hearing on SB 1
On February 16, the Senate Education Committee will hold a public hearing to discuss Senate Bill 1 (voucher legislation).  The meeting will begin at 9:15 a.m. and will be held in Hearing Room 1 in the North Office Building of the Capitol.


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