Linda Hippert

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education has announced changes to the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, or PSSA, to reduce the time kids spend studying for the standardized achievement test in the classroom. 

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Last week, a panel of experts gathered at the Community Broadcast Center to discuss what the future of the learning/education system should look like to be as effective as possible for the region’s children. The public forum tackled a range of questions from the audience, including the state of early childhood education.