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    Carleton Dewey’s long tenure as a state employee. His associates chose him, as the longest serving Auditor General Department employee, to honor another associate who was retiring after numerous years of service. The next year he attended a similar function in his honor as he retired from Commonwealth service. For over two decades, Edwin Carleton Dewey (1867–1939) served the Commonwealth as a financial administrator in the State Treasury and Auditor General’s Department. On his retirement, he was one of the Auditor General’s longest tenured staff. Equally important, during his years in the Harrisburg area, he and his spouse were community leaders in their hometown, New Cumberland…

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    This year in the Harrisburg School District two teachers are retiring: Patricia Kroger, a second-grade teacher at Journey Elementary, and Michele Mathisen, a teacher in the Title Reading Program at Freedom Elementary. Both teachers have been working in the school district for most or all of their teaching careers. Throughout their time at Harrisburg, the two teachers have seen the school grow tremendously. These women started teaching in the school district when it was one school that housed…

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    Student Housing at Harrisburg University Author: Shiakh Mukidur Rahman Audience: Members of the Dauphin County Commissioners Table of Contents Name Page No. 1 Introduction 4 1.1 Purpose and Scope 4 1.2 Procedures 4 2 Body 5 2.1 History of Student Housing at Harrisburg University 5 2.2 Existing facilities of Student Housing at Harrisburg University 5 2.3 Student’s review at Harrisburg University 6 2.4 Comparative study of student housing among Harrisburg…

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    NCLB Case Study Essay

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    The graduating class of 2013 in Philadelphia had a graduation rate of 64 percent by conservative measures, and even a rate as high as 70.1 percent according to other measures. This represents at least a 12 point jump in the years since NCLB was implemented. Similarly, in the York City School district, graduation rates jumped nearly 18 points from 2002 - 2013, which was a remarkable feat. The city of Harrisburg is the only city which saw a decrease in graduation rates in the years after NCLB was…

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    62-45 victory against Penn State-Harrisburg at home on Saturday. The victory moves the Spartans to 10-1 overall, 4-0 in the CAC, while Penn State-Harrisburg falls to 5-6, 1-3. Morgan Kuehne's 14 points led four Spartans to reach double figures. Katie Wagner added 13, while Sarah Shearer and Karli McFatridge each added 10. York returns to action Wednesday against Salisbury at 5:30 p.m. Penn State-Harrisburg (45) Carter 3-5 2-4 8, Nolan 0-10 0-0 0, Shirk 2-5 0-0 4, Snypse 1-2 0-0 2, Yanich…

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    Just a mere eleven years ago, in the basement of one of Harrisburg’s elementary/middle schools, a new high school was born. Lisa M. Waller had a vision to bring a college prep high school to the urban youth of Harrisburg so that they might be given the proper tools and skills to excel at a college or university. However, figuring out the way is what is important. Just like many things in life, there are obstacles, trepidations, and doubts that follow a program that is revolutionary to the city…

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    My decision to attend HACC was due to financial needs. Originally, my educational plan was to attend Penn State Harrisburg as a double major in Political Science and Psychology, to which I have already been accepted. However, the opportunity to attend a community college with a very strong relationship with my main institution was one I could not pass, especially given the lower cost of attendance and high transferability of credits. My goal is to transfer or graduate from HACC without having…

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    Night Time Assessment

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    the Harrisburg. Even though, there are shelters available, providing more homeless shelter in the community can possibly keep people safe, especially in extreme weather. b. Housing and property reconstruction in the 6th street area. Most of the houses looked run down and dirty. The sidewalks on the 6th street has a crippling infrastructure which can make it difficult for people using assistive devices. Recycling would possibly impact this area, because there is a lot of trash and the ground.…

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    Marching Band Strength

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    The Harrisburg Marching Tigers, in their third year of competitive marching, went in strong with the theme of “Rock, Paper, Scissors”. Starting in July of 2016, the marching band rehearsed eight hours a day for eight days. During rehearsal hours, the band learned and memorized specially composed music written by Tim Stockman and Matt Shervey, along with drill and visuals. When asked what the strongest parts of the marching band are, Jason Groon, the High School band director, says, “I think the…

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    CPA Research Examples

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    However, after summarizing the positive and the negative, the authors elected to merely list the summary of one right after another. This was ineffective and could have been organized and criticized better. Method As previously stated, two police departments CPAs were examined: one urban (Richmond, VA) and one suburban (Harrisburg, VA). Surveys were passed out at the beginning and at the conclusion of the CPA. There were 91 participants in the Harrisburg academy, and 29 in the Richmond (note…

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