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Coming Saturday: New Castle reveals names in tuition probe
The New Castle school district has identified three employees who failed to pay required tuition for their children. The employees, all teachers, were the subject of a finding earlier this year by the Pennsylvania Auditor General’s office.
Homecoming 2013: Check out our video, interview from New Castle!
It's that time of year again when the hard-hitting action of Friday night football gives way to the elegance and pageantry of homecoming. Every Wednesday, look inside for special photo galleries featuring all attendants on this year's courts. This week: New Castle!
Man arrested at New Castle football game
A Mercer County man wanted in Ohio was arrested for an alleged disturbance at New Castle’s football game Friday night. New Castle police said Anthony Matthew Dillon Sr., 53, of Sharpsville argued with and cursed at police and school officials while they were trying to calm a disturbance in the stands.
Crash Course: After trying Pilates as part of accident rehab, city native now teaching around the globe
When Pilates instructor Stephanie Iervoline West tells her students to “work what works,” she’s speaking from experience. A 2001 graduate of New Castle High School, West was majoring in dance performance at Kent State University when an auto accident left her with a broken back and pelvis.
College Basketball: New Castle star to play at West Virginia Wesleyan
New Castle High boys basketball standout Anthony Richards is taking his talents to the next level. Richards, a starting point guard on two consecutive WPIAL championship teams, will continue his basketball and academic careers at West Virginia Wesleyan.
Interview, Part 1: Behind bars, Kiriakou continues to defend civil liberties
Friends and supporters of New Castle’s John Kiriakou call him a political prisoner. The former CIA agent and 1982 graduate of New Castle High School doesn’t disagree.
New Castle schools vary in performance results
Some of New Castle school district’s state testing results leave much room for improvement while others are above average. Pennsylvania’s School Performance Profiles — report cards for each school’s academic performance — were released Friday afternoon, providing a comprehensive statewide overview.
New Castle district fails to protect public trust
Editor, The News: Why would our superintendent and school board protect those involved in the nonpayment of legally required tuition? Is it possible that they willfully allowed this to happen?
New school grading system unveiled Friday
The Pennsylvania Department of Education is rolling out its revamped system of grading schools Friday. One thing will be clear immediately: The state will be using two grading systems — one for schools with lots of poor students and another for every other school in the Commonwealth.
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