Dinniman Announces $140K in Safe Schools Funding

Dinniman Announces $140K in Safe Schools Funding

WEST CHESTER, October 4, 2018 – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that several Chester County school districts will receive nearly $140,000 in state funding to prevent violence in schools and support school resource officers (SROs) and school police officers...

Dinniman, Senate Education Committee Hold Hearing on School Safety

HARRISBURG (March 2, 2018) – State Senator Andrew Dinniman and members of the Senate Education Committee held a public hearing on school and student safety this morning. “While we may focus in on the issue of gun control or mental health, we must understand that there...

Dinniman Opens Chester County Academic Competition

  DOWNINGTOWN (February 26, 2018) – State Senator Andrew Dinniman this morning welcomed students to the Varsity Semifinals of the 34th Annual Chester County Academic Competition at the Chester County Intermediate Unit in Downingtown. “Today is a day where our...

Dinniman Hosts Conestoga Students in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG (February 1, 2018) – State Senator Andy Dinniman this week welcomed students from Conestoga High School’s New Voters Club to the Pennsylvania State Capitol to get a behind-the-scenes look at how state government works. Dinniman offered the group of about 30...

Dinniman Releases Statement on Pa. ESSA Plan

WEST CHESTER (August 14) – State Senator Andy Dinniman, Minority Chair of the Senate Education Committee, released the following statement in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement this morning on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) and the...

Dinniman Announces More than $480K for Pre-K Education Programs

WEST CHESTER (August 8) – Pre-Kindergarten programs in five Chester County school districts will receive more than $480,000 in state funding, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today. “Every child deserves access to quality pre-kindergarten and early education...

Dinniman, Rafferty Bill for Civics Education Passes Senate Committee

HARRISBURG (June 30, 2017) – Bipartisan legislation to ensure that Pennsylvania high school students receive strong civics and American history education unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee this week. Senate Bill 723, jointly sponsored by state Senators...

Dinniman Elected to Public School, Higher Education Leadership Roles

HARRISBURG (February 1) – State Senator Andy Dinniman has been elected vice president of the Pennsylvania State Public School Building Authority (SPSBA) and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Facilities Authority (PHEFA). The SPSBA and the PHEFA finance the...

Dinniman Recognized by NAACP, PAC-TE for Work on Education

WEST CHESTER (October 28) – State Senator Andy Dinniman is being recognized by two organizations for his work on education. Dinniman is set to receive the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) Foot Soldier for Justice Award at the NAACP...

Dinniman: PDE Clarifies Next Steps on Keystone Graduation Exams Delay

HARRISBURG (March 15) – Following the passage of legislation to delay the implementation of the Keystone Exams as graduation requirements, the Pennsylvania Department of Education recently clarified the current status of the exams and related requirements for school...

Dinniman Named to Board of Lincoln University

WEST CHESTER (April 7) – Governor Tom Wolf recently appointed state Senator Andy Dinniman as his representative to the Board of Trustees of Lincoln University. Dinniman, who holds a doctorate in education and serves as minority chair of the Senate Education Committee,...