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Pa. School District Officials Blast Idea Of Standardized Test Requirement For Graduation

School board members, parents, school super-intendants, and the teachers’ union voiced their displeasure at a hearing Monday.


(Pa. Sen. Andrew Dinniman, at lectern, and fellow lawmakers say the state Education Department is reneging on an agreement with them.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Legislator Blasts Corbett Administration Plan for Testing High School Seniors

State senator Andrew Dinniman, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, says the Education Department is overstressing the tests despite an earlier understanding with lawmakers.


Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter in Harrisburg. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Nutter Lobbies For State Action On City Reassessments

Mayor Nutter went to Harrisburg yesterday to press for action on state legislation that will enable the city of Philadelphia to overhaul its property tax assessment system.