Supreme Court Nominee: Background and Key Rulings

President Donald J. Trump on Monday night named Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington with a relatively light record of rulings on education, to succeed Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court… More

Trump Withdraws Obama-Era Guidance on Racial Diversity in K-12, Higher Ed

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday rescinded several guidance documents issued under President Barack Obama that emphasized permissible ways for schools and colleges to take race into account to promote student diversity… More

Lancaster County school districts raise taxes as much as 6.3 percent in 2018-19 budgets

Depending where you live in the county, as school boards continue to struggle with unfunded state mandates and construction costs, property tax rates are increasing between 0.5 percent and 6.3 percent… More

PSBA Welcomes a New Communications Director

Mechanicsburg, PA, July 10, 2018 – The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is proud to announce a new addition to the directorship of the organization. Annette Gray has joined PSBA as director of communications… More

New law allows school boards to discuss security in executive sessions

Area school board members are welcoming a new state law that allows them to discuss certain matters of security in executive sessions… More

Gap between rich and poor PA school districts has grown, funding lawsuit says

Not only has Pennsylvania’s new school-funding formula failed to remedy disparities between wealthy and poor public school districts, the spending gap between such districts has grown, according to a filing Friday by plaintiffs in a landmark funding lawsuit… More

Why focus on Lancaster County’s youngest kids could break cycle of poverty

Head Start and other high-quality, preschool programs play a vital role in leveling the playing field for at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds. But some experts say more benefit may be gained by reaching even younger children and their parents… More

Thomas Kerek

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Art Levinowitz

I have been involved in education my entire professional life. I was a teacher for 8 years, employed as an administrator for over 25 years for the New Jersey State Department of Education, and I have served on my local school board for 19 years… More

Maura Buri

Thank you for taking the time to learn about me. My name is Maura Buri and I have three incredible children. I work in the accounting center of a National Property Management Company.  Over the years I have been involved in every aspect of my school district from the pre-school level through high school… More