Local school districts need not just more state money to operate, but a system which distributes funding equitably. The push for fair funding statewide continues Thursday in Collegeville.
Pennsylvania's Fish and Boat Commission is helping to pay for educational programs being held June through August by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy on Green Lane Reservoir in Pennsburg.
Eight local school districts are currently scheduled to receive more than $32 million in pandemic-related "American Rescue Plan" funding. Teachers want to be part of discussions on how it gets spent.
Noelle Stahl, kindergarten student, has already accomplished in just a few years what takes some adults a lifetime to master: the ability to encourage, and revel in, helping others.
Pottsgrove schools' superintendent offered clear mask-wearing directions Sunday. Following state advice, even if fully vaccinated, students and adults must mask up in most district situations until the school year ends.
The two local providers of reading and literacy programs are among only 38 in Pennsylvania to share in more than $196,000 awarded statewide Thursday by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Pottsgrove's school board gave approval Tuesday to changes in coronavirus masking and capacity rules that affect younger children at recess, athletes in competition, and larger events like graduation.
A total of 20 part- and full-time Wegmans Market employees in Collegeville, who will attend higher education institutions this year, have been named recipients of company tuition scholarships, it said.