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2010-04-30 16:32:00

Innovative new school would be Michigan's first public virtual charter school GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA) announced today that it received unanimous approval from Grand Valley State University's Board of Trustees to serve students across the state beginning next school year. MVCA would be Michigan's first public virtual charter school.

2008-11-10 21:00:11

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh students continue to make substantial gains in reading and mathematics achievement on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), according to the 2007-2008 student achievement results for the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

2008-08-22 00:00:30

A math coach at the Sunnyside School in Garfield has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of a federal investigation into child pornography found on school computers the man was using in his home.

2008-07-16 12:01:17

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Education today said 13 recipients in five counties are receiving federal grants of up to $50,000 to assist the planning, development, and completion of unique, high quality and innovative charter schools.

2008-07-10 03:00:26

Pittsburgh Public Schools will get more than $600,000 for three years and possibly as much as $1.25 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Education to help start a University Prep 6-12 school at the former Milliones School in the Hill District.

2008-06-19 00:00:25

By Bill Zlatos Pittsburgh Public Schools administrators warned the school board Wednesday evening of the dangers of keeping asbestos-ridden Schenley High School open. Board member Randall Taylor asked during the agenda review meeting if Schenley would be unsafe it were still open in September.

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