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In 2009, the board had passed a resolution opposing the Keystone Exams, which under current law will become a graduation requirement for students in the Class of 2017 who are now incoming high school freshmen.
They include Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson; Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh, majority whip; Sen. Michael Waugh, R-York, caucus chair; Sen. Jake Corman, R-Centre, appropriations chair; and Sen. Anthony Williams, D-Philadelphia, minority whip.
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Octorara Superintendent Tom Newcome announced the pilot educational partnership on Monday. Newcome said 21st Century will provide about 100 classes to interested Octorara students, while giving Octorara teachers on-campus training in how to provide virtual education.
Newcome, who is also one of the regional superintendents serving as a member of the 21st Century board of directors, said the partnership is the result of "a long conversation" with Jon Marsh, CEO of 21st Century.
Audit alleges lease-reimbursement problems at
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“What we found at
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