Standards Aligned System

The Standards Aligned System (SAS), developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, is a comprehensive, researched-based resource to improve student achievement. SAS identifies six elements that impact student achievement: Standards, Assessments, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials & Resources, and Safe and Supportive Schools. Schools and educators across Pennsylvania are supported in their efforts to implement SAS by the development of a state-of-the-art portal.

Governor’s Civic Engagement Award: Voter Registration Drive

Governor’s Civic Engagement Award: Voter Registration Drive

The Governor’s Civic Engagement Award is presented by the Pennsylvania Departments of State and Education and celebrates the efforts of Pennsylvania high school students to educate, engage, and inform their fellow students about how to get involved in the voting process.

Both schools and individual students may qualify for awards.  Schools may qualify for a Gold Award - 85% of eligible students registered to vote or a Silver Award - 65% of eligible students registered to vote; Individual Award – for students who participate in a voter registration at their school and serve as a poll worker on election day.  There will be four (4) regional recognition events in early May 2020.  The event ceremonies will include guest speakers, a student panel, and awards presentation.

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More SAS News

Sept, 18, 2019

Environmental Literacy Indicator Survey Needs You!

The Environmental Literacy Indicator Tool is a federally directed effort t...

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Sept, 18, 2019

Capture the Disney Magic!

Imagineering in a Box pulls back the curtain to show students and teacher...

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Sept, 11, 2019

Designating Schools for Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI)

Targeted Support and Improvement designations will function as an early war...

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