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.

Census 2020: Shape Your Future in PA

Census 2020: Shape Your Future in PA

Understanding the value of Census 2020 is the first step to encouraging participation in this year’s census count.  As educators, we have the opportunity to engage our students in meaningful classroom activities to promote awareness of the importance of the census.  Our population count determines the federal support Pennsylvanians receive for the next ten years for education, healthcare, housing, food security, roads, and more.

To access census classroom activities and interactive games that can be integrated into instruction click Read More.


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