Latest Lancaster County, Pennsylvania schools Stories

2010-08-03 11:15:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School is pleased to announce that it has met the state's Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) designation. PA Leadership is a state-wide, tuition-free cyber charter school.

2008-10-11 21:00:23

By Phyllis Coulter NORMAL Economically disadvantaged students in three of Unit 5 elementary schools didn't reach the state's required adequate yearly progress goals in reading this year, school board members learned Wednesday.

2008-10-03 12:00:20

By Shawn Cetrone / scetrone@heraldonline.com Fewer elementary and middle schools than ever before in York County and across the state reached federal student achievement goals this year, according to results released Wednesday.

2008-10-01 09:00:36

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News While educators don't enjoy having their school on the "improvement list" for the federal mandate No Child Left Behind, they say it is helping them to do better.

2008-09-13 21:00:15

By Jennifer Gokhman Tracy and Manteca school districts continue to improve, with Academic Performance Index scores rising, and all 20 elementary schools in Manteca Unified School District reaching a score of 700 or above.

2008-09-10 18:00:26

By Sarah V Lupinacci BY SARAH V. LUPINACCI Correspondent In the wake of the 2008 Adequate Yearly Progress report, Penn Manor representatives are scheduled to meet with Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 employees Sept. 19 to complete the framework for their improvement program.

2008-09-10 03:00:19

By Meadows, Robyn For the second year in a row, 12 of the county's 16 public school districts missed academic targets, according to the state Department of Education report released Thursday. Most of them missed because of reading scores for students in special education.

2008-09-05 21:00:18

By Amanda Baumfeld -- Link: Search results by school, district or county Most local public schools met state testing requirements, but they struggled with tougher federal goals during the 2007-08 term, according to results released Thursday.

2008-09-05 03:00:23

By Tracy Garcia -- Link: Search results by school, district or county Test scores from last spring show Whittier-area schools have much to celebrate this year - but there's also much room for improvement, depending on whether they're being judged by federal or state standards, figures showed Thursday.

2008-08-29 03:00:44

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 More students from Wythe to Rockbridge counties passed state English and math tests this year, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Virginia Department of Education.

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