Actor and education advocate (and Philly native) Bill Cosby will join Gov. Rendell tomorrow to announce the results of a new national study showing Pennsylvania students are making progress. In what, we don't yet know.
Cosby and Rendell will tell us at a news conference at noon in the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg.
The latest announcement comes just two weeks after state education officials released what they called an "unprecedented" achievement for Pennsylvania students who registered improved math and reading scores for all seven grade levels that take the state's standardized tests.
All this good news about classroom achievement comes as Rendell continues to fight for additional funding for basic education in the state budget. Right now, however, with school openings nearly upon us, no school districts are getting any money because of the budget impasse.
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