SouthSide Middle School nominated by state for Department of Education Green Ribbon Award for increasing environmental and sustainability literacy.
Wednesday, February 20
Broughal Middle School has been nominated for a national environmental award by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Program recognizes schools that have made significant achievement toward increased environmental and sustainability literacy, reducing the school’s environmental footprint, and creating a healthy community for students and staff. After a review by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Secretary Ron Tomalis nominated Broughal as one of four schools in Pennsylvania demonstrating progress and achievement in three key areas: Broughal Principal Edward Docalovich, along with teachers Laura Keding and Karen Wilmore, submitted a detailed application that included …
Broughal Middle School and 6 elementary schools in Department of Education's bottom 15 percent. School director challenges validity of results.
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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Seven Bethlehem Area schools, including six elementary schools and Broughal Middle School, were included last week on a Pennsylvania Department of Education list of low-achieving schools. In all, 414 schools were included – all of them scoring among the bottom 15 percent of public schools in math and reading standardized tests. The Bethlehem Area elementary schools making the list are: Under Pennsylvania Act 85, students who live within the affected schools’ attendance areas — and whose families meet income guidelines — can apply for scholarships of up to $8,500, or up to $15,000 for special education students, to go to school elsewhere. Bethlehem Area Superintendent Joseph J. Roy told The Express-Times that he was shocked at the schools…