Under two separate grant programs administered by Gov. Wolf, the state announced cash awards for 10 local education providers - the majority of them school districts - totaling more than $770,000.
The Pottstown, Pottsgrove, Spring-Ford, Upper Perkiomen, Perkiomen Valley, and Boyertown school districts all will receive unexpected funding from Montgomery County to cover coronavirus costs.
Spring-Ford Area High School's new principal, Dr. Robert Colyer, formally started the job Monday, but he's been a fixture in the district and its educational community for 14 years.
Need to know about preserving a watershed? Just ask Spring-Ford student Grace Clark, whose poster and essay on the subject won her a third-place art contest award. Her efforts beat dozens of competitors.
The president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association claims Congress must invest $175 billion in schools nationwide, and the state should offer additional funding to help cover re-opening costs.
Spring-Ford High School's admired principal and former coach, Dr. Patrick Nugent, has announced he will retire Aug. 7 to enjoy life in warmer climates with his family and friends.
The Spring-Ford Area school board gave final approval this week to its $172 million 2020-2021 academic year budget, and an accompanying real property tax increase of 2.58 percent.