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Across the Parkland School District, 450 families requested Chromebooks, and about 50 requested mobile hot spots, said Tom Derhammer, supervisor of information technology. At Parkway Manor, which had 88 Chromebooks to give out, Bartman and Derhammer made phone calls...read more
Many Lehigh Valley educators plan to send two weeks worth of classwork to students, including online/digital learning opportunities; and non-digital learning opportunities, such as materials being sent to homes. Local districts must provide access to learning for all...read more
Rising mandated costs are a growing problem for Pennsylvania school districts and funding from the state is not keeping up with costs, according to new 2020 school district fact sheets. The fact sheets — which provide information on state and local funding of public...read more
School officials from across Pennsylvania push for state to address special education, charter school funding
State school districts are struggling because of increases in special education and charter school costs, a group of school business professionals and superintendents said at a news conference Friday. The Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO)...read more