Unified voice for public education: Join us for Advocacy Day

All school leaders are invited to attend Advocacy Day at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) and the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) are partnering together to strengthen our advocacy impact… More

Valentines exchange changing in schools

“There is a big emphasis on kindness and supporting one another,” said Judy Castrogiovanni, principal of Jefferson Elementary in North Pocono School District. “It’s more about feeling included and cared about. It’s really a nice message… More

Advocates want Gov. Tom Wolf to declare Philadelphia schools a ‘disaster’ area because of asbestos

A group of federal and local officials is preparing to ask Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a formal disaster declaration for the Philadelphia School District, citing the growing number of school closures because of potentially toxic asbestos exposure… More

Learn more about the 2020 Census

2020 marks the beginning of a new decade and an event that only occurs once every 10 years — the U.S. Census. The 2020 Census is vital to determine how federal funds are distributed as well as political representation in local, state and federal districts… More

State budget overview with Budget Secretary Jen Swails

In this installment of Video EDition, Commonwealth Budget Secretary Jen Swails discusses Gov. Wolf's 2020-21 state budget plan. Hear from the office that works directly on the budget, and learn how the proposed plan could affect public education students and school entities… More

State orders school districts to release details of what online content they block

The Central Bucks and Neshaminy school districts must release records that show how students are monitored and protected while surfing the net… More

Early budget battle brewing over school safety grants

An early state budget debate is brewing over the future of state grants provided to school districts to pay for a range of projects to improve student safety. Gov… More

Capitolwire: Early budget battle brewing over school safety grants

By Robert Swift Staff Writer Capitolwire HARRISBURG (Feb. 5) – An early state budget debate is brewing over the future of state grants provided to school districts to pay for a range of projects to improve student safety. Gov… More

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick meets with Parkland families, Trump on school safety measures

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, met privately Monday in the Oval Office with the families of victims of the Parkland shooting and President Donald Trump. Fitzpatrick, who has been advocating for legislative reform for school safety with Parkland families, presented Trump with an update on bills currently under consideration to enhance school safety measures… More

‘Safe2Say Something’ tops 40,382 tips

On the one year anniversary of the Safe2Say program, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced Pennsylvania’s anonymous reporting system for schools, students and community members, “Safe2Say Something PA” has reached over 40,000 tips from across the commonwealth… More