A partnership among Keystone College, King's College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, The Commonwealth Medical College, University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.

 

Education

School Proficiency Reports
May 2010: These reports track Lackawanna & Luzerne County School District PSSA performance in writing for selected grades in elementary, middle, and high school.

Lackawanna County 2009 Writing Proficiency Reports
Luzerne County 2009 Writing Proficiency Reports
Lackawanna County 2009 Reading & Math Proficiency Reports
Lackawanna County 2009 Science Proficiency Reports
Luzerne County 2009 Reading & Math Proficiency Reports
Luzerne County 2009 Science Proficiency Reports
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Education

December 2006:
This project was the result of the Education & Workforce Development Task Force from the 2006 Indicators Forum identifying this as a primary goal for the region. The paper identifies where the region stands relative to programs, availability, and strength. It also discusses initiatives through the Rendell Administration, and highlights initiatives from other states to enhance pre-k and kindergarten education.

The State of K-12 Education in Northeastern Pennsylvania and Best Practices for Improving Quality
August 2006: The focus of this research is aimed at taking an objective look at K-12 education in   the region and identifying not only why quality of education in public schools needs to increase, but also best practices from around the world that will enhance K-12 education locally.