Parkland School District upholds end-of-year milestone events

In order to allow students to experience the milestones that typically occur at the end of their K-12 educational journey, Parkland School District is transitioning many of their events online and pushing some events into the late summer… More

Radnor Township School District feels better when dancing

The staff, students and families at Radnor Township School District came together, while safely social distancing, for a dance party to spread positive vibes and community spirit during the extended closure due to the coronavirus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZTgj8xDCXM&feature=youtu… More

Task force created to plan for the safe reopening of Pennsylvania’s schools

Eight PA education associations, including PSBA, have formed a new task force aimed at getting Pennsylvania’s students back into their schools and classrooms as safely as possible… More

PSBA to testify at Senate Education Committee hearing on continuity of education

The Senate Education Committee will conduct a public hearing on Monday, May 11 regarding school districts' work to provide to provide education to their students during the COVID-19 health crisis… More

Contact your legislators on social media

Share your advocacy efforts with your community by posting on social media. Download and print this advocacy day paddle to use as a prop in a selfie. Upload your selfie to your favorite social media platform using the hashtag #Advocate4PublicEd. Contact your legislator today. Please stay on the recommended talking points… More

Contact your legislators by email

Take action by emailing your legislators. By clicking the Take Action button below, you can send your legislators an email drafted by PSBA… More

Contact your legislators by phone

Find the contact information for your legislator by going to https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/. Before you call, prepare by reviewing the talking points and knowing your district’s facts. Identify yourself as a constituent and elected board director or district administrator and ask to speak with the legislator concerning education issues in Pennsylvania… More

Mandate Relief: Broad, long-term mandate relief needed

School districts are required to comply with hundreds of individual mandates. Considered separately, certain mandates can be defended as implementing important policy objectives or as sincere efforts to enhance the quality of education, student achievement, health, safety and accountability… More

Charter School Funding Reform: Fair reforms will provide savings for districts

School leaders ask that the General Assembly reform the unfair system for charter school tuition. Every Pennsylvania school district, regardless of its size, location, and wealth, makes payments to these schools for resident students who are enrolled. The charter school funding formula has not been changed since it was created 23 years ago… More

The 2020-21 state budget: Maintain investments for education

School leaders ask that the General Assembly maintain investments for public education in the 2020-21 state budget without reductions in basic education, special education and other state subsidies… More