Pennsylvania Education Department


Aptitude Test Scores For Local H.S. Seniors Above National Avg But Participation Rates Aren’t

ACT scores are in for the class of 2012, and those who took the test in Pennsylvania and New Jersey surpassed the national average, although the numbers can be a little deceiving.


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Chester Upland School Officials, State Education Reps Meet With Judge Today

Both sides will be back before a federal judge today as the Chester Upland School District seeks a court order for more state funding to stave off a financial crisis.


(Philadelphia School District Deputy Chief of Accountability, Fran Newberg (speaking) with Executive Director of Accountability and Assessment, Dan Piotrowski in the background. They briefed reporters at the School Administration Building on Monday. Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia School District Responds To PSSA Allegations

The Pennsylvania Education Department is receiving responses from dozens of school districts across the Commonwealth, including the School District of Philadelphia, that were ordered to look into scoring irregularities on 2009 state standardized test scores.