Governor Wolf Visits York on “Schools that Teach” Tour

first_imgGovernor Wolf Visits York on “Schools that Teach” Tour Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Press Release,  Schools That Teach Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf joined students, teachers, administrators, and local leaders on a tour of Central York High School in York to discuss his historic $640 million dollar investment in Pennsylvania’s education system.“This year, the Central York School District received an additional $536,788 for classroom and special education funding,” said Governor Tom Wolf. “Combined with the increases secured under my first budget, the Central York School District has received a total increase of $1.1 million for basic and special education in two years.“I know school districts across the commonwealth are still struggling after the devastating cuts to education in the previous administration. I will continue to fight to ensure that all children, despite their zip code, will receive the education that they deserve.”On June 2, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 1552 into law, which established a fair funding formula. House Bill 1552, now Act 35, establishes a fair, equitable formula for allocating new state funds to Pennsylvania schools. The Basic Education Funding Formula accounts for district-based factors including the wealth of the district, the district’s current tax effort, and the ability of the district to raise revenue.Funding for all of Pennsylvania schools has always been a Governor Wolf’s top priority. In this year’s budget, Governor Wolf secured an additional $200 million in basic education funding, as well as a $30 million increase for early childhood education, a $20 million increase for special education, a $10 million increase for early intervention, and a nearly $40 million increase for higher education. Working with the legislature, Governor Wolf secured historic increases at all levels of education in less than two years:$415 million in basic education funding.$60 million for early childhood education.$50 million in special education funding.$14.6 million for early intervention.$81.4 million for PASSHE and state-related schools.$16.4 million for Community Colleges December 19, 2016 SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Bautista: “I am looking forward to training again and competing”

first_imgThe Valencian tennis participant Roberto Bautista Agut (Benlloch, Castellón, 1988) assured in a phone dialog to EFE that we live “very troublesome and arduous days”, however that “you’ve to struggle the virus”, as a result of “there are numerous lovely issues to struggle for”.“We’ve got to keep at dwelling out of respect, out of solidarity, with all these people who find themselves having a tough time. With the bogs and the people who find themselves affecting them. It’s the least we are able to do, “mentioned the 12th ATP rating tennis participant, who a few weeks in the past was in a position to have a good time his 32nd birthday, fourteen years after the final time.“I can’t do it since I turned 18, though the reality is that it’s a disgrace that it’s due to the virus”, added a Baptist who, ready for the competitors to resume, continues to practice at dwelling. “The circuit, for now, is stopped till July 13. We are going to see how all the pieces evolves, nevertheless it appears to be like unhealthy. I miss the racket rather a lot, however now, the primary precedence is everybody’s well being. Every little thing else comes later. Sport, and it will depend on which jobs and duties, at the moment are within the background, “emphasised the second finest tennis participant on the present Spanish scene.Baptist, as well as, emphasised that he trusts that “the state of affairs is bettering to return to regular” and acknowledged that “it’s uncommon to be dwelling for thus many weeks in a row” As a result of “tennis gamers will not be used to it in any respect and we spend little or no time at dwelling; so, individually, I am benefiting from quarantine to give my life slightly pause.”“The circuit is superb as a result of we are able to take pleasure in our skilled life to the fullest, however we can’t keep a lot in our home or dwell regular lives.; so initially it was like an atypical trip. However now all the pieces is beginning to itch, “he insisted.Bautista admitted that he desires to return to the tracks. “I would like to practice again, to compete again. And to return to the life I am used to.” concluded the Valencian tennis participant.last_img read more

Road restrictions being removed

first_imgThe B.C. Ministry of Transportation is rescinding load restrictions.The restrictions are being lifted for all provincial roads and highways in both the South and North Peace Service Areas.- Advertisement -The end of the load restrictions come into effect Saturday at 8 a.m.In addition, restrictions will be lifted on the Sierra Yo-yo Desan Road in the North Peace on Saturday at 8 a.m.last_img