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Acting Secretary of Education Applauds Pennsylvania for Meeting Requirements of IDEA

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Education

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education's determination that Pennsylvania meets requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its new Results-Driven Accountability framework for the 2012-13 school year:

"Educators and schools across the commonwealth work hard each and every day to ensure that students with disabilities receive the necessary programs and services to be academically successful.

"Pennsylvania is home to thousands of education professionals who work with their colleagues as well as parents and families to provide students with a high-quality education.

"On behalf of Governor Corbett, I thank all of our teachers, school leaders, administrators and staff for everything they do for our students to prepare them for postsecondary success."

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