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Featured: Why your child needs an IHP

Chronic mental and physical health conditions or disabilities can interfere with school participation and achievement; but many of these students do not require an IHP.

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Farewell, valedictorian? The movement to eliminate class rankings hits the midstate

Despite how colleges may view the changes in class rankings and titles, parents are still unsure about the idea of taking away the coveted designations of valedictorian and salutatorian. Read More →

PA teachers second-highest paid in country: Study

Pennsylvania ranked 3rd overall as 'Best State for Teachers' and 2nd for Highest Annual Salaries (adjusted for the cost of living). Read More →

Citing science, Derry Township School District starts preparing for delayed school start times

We speak with the school's superintendent about the reasons for the change, and the many logistics involved to implement it. Read More →

Higher tech preschools in Central PA

As educators work to prepare kids with the foundation of skills they will need for future success in today’s high-tech world, they are also turning their attention to the much-younger set. Read More →

Preschool problems: what to expect in the first month

Transitions can be difficult, especially those as big as heading off to preschool for the first time. Here are some behaviors to anticipate, and what to do. Read More →

How PA ranks nationally with its pre-K programs: Study

While Pennsylvania ranked third best for resources and economic support, it came in at 40 for quality and 46 for access. Read More →

Could your child have a learning disability?

One in five children has a learning disability, according to the Learning Disabilities Association of America. Some go undiagnosed for years, and can cause tremendous academic stress and struggles. To learn how to recognize if a child may have a learning disability, and what to do if he or she does, Read More →

The push for more public pre-k in PA

In Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties, there are 17,620 eligible children who are unable to enroll in quality, publicly funded pre-K education. To meet their needs, an additional 881 pre-k classrooms are needed. Read More →

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Mon 27

1 Minute Miracle: ​Change your Kids, your Work, and your Whole Life

January 1 @ 12:00 am - January 30 @ 8:30 pm
Mon 27

Winter Story Time

January 13 - February 21
Mon 27

Bricksburg and Toys The Inside Story Exhibits

January 17 @ 9:30 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 27

Bricksburg and Toys The Inside Story Exhibits

January 23 @ 9:30 am - June 13 @ 5:00 pm
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