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An early draft of the 2024-2025 Souderton Area School District operating budget shows a $5 million deficit. Michael Taylor, CPA, Board Secretary and Finance Committee member, told the school board …

As it officially begins its search for a new superintendent, Central Bucks School District wants to hear from residents, students and staff. A survey is available online for the public to share its thinking on the “traits, characteristics and priorities” it would like to see in the district’s next head administrator.

Amid a period of upheaval in the Central Bucks School District, planning for grade level realignment and full-day kindergarten is still moving forward, district interim superintendent Jim Scanlon said during a recent public meeting.

Two, now former, Republican members of the Central Bucks School Board used their resignation letters to further their criticism of the Democratic majority members.

Money matters in public education. We proved it.

Sometimes it’s a good thing that history repeats itself. It’s worth considering when it comes to funding public schools. The recent release of the public school assessments is a stark warning that …

On Nov. 7, residents of New Hope and Solebury will elect candidates they believe are best suited for the New Hope-Solebury School Board.

Pennsbury High School hosted its first homecoming dance in over 20 years after the student council took the initiative to bring back the dance for the class.Pennsbury is famous nationwide for “The …

Pennsbury High School hosted its first homecoming dance in over 20 years after the student council took the initiative to bring back the dance for the class. Pennsbury is famous nationwide for “The …

In the Sept. 21 issue of the Herald, there was a column entitled “Extremism that has infiltrated Pennridge is rampant.” The article is important because I believe the writer has shown what may …

It’s widely understood that November’s election in the Central Bucks School District will determine the course of the fourth-largest district in the state for years to come. The deeply polarized …

Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro visited Neshaminy’s Maple Point Middle School Friday to talk about the availability of free breakfast at public schools across the commonwealth.

U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings of schools and districts for the 2023-2024 year. Led by New Hope-Solebury at ninth in the state, local school districts notched nine slots in Pennsylvania’s top 100.

In April, the Pennridge School Board signed a contract with Vermilion Education to consult on social studies curriculum. There has been strong public opposition at recent board meetings to both the …

Not so fast, New Jersey

New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy is credited with leading the push for that state’s new science standards, adopted in 2020 by the NJ State Board of Education. The standards appear to be rigorous, …

As Pennridge School Board curriculum committee chair, it’s my responsibility to participate in planning and agenda setting meetings to be sure agenda items are ready to present at the following …

In a July 27 opinion piece, Senator Tracy Pennycuick, R-24, “set the record straight” on PASS (Pennsylvania Award for Student Success). To qualify for this scholarship program, families must live …

I taught students English at Cheltenham High School from 1966 to 2001. My former students agree that they received an excellent education in our school district. There was proper oversight and …

Over the last couple of weeks, you may have heard news about the Pennsylvania Award for Student Success program, or PASS. You may have also heard that this program, aimed at giving children in …

Pennridge School Board member Christine Batycki says she learned “by happenstance” Friday morning that curriculum consultant Jordan Adams would be meeting later that day with two other school directors.

The Quakertown Community School District is joining more than 300 districts across the country in a lawsuit against social media companies. School board members approved the move at their final meeting of the school year.

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