Question raised by escalating school safety concerns: Should voting booths be expelled?

Statewide, more than 15% of polling places appear to be in schools, according to a rough estimate by the Pennsylvania Department of State, which oversees elections. It’s unclear how many districts hold in-service days to avoid co-mingling students and voters. Allentown Morning Call, Jan… More

Governor announces $8.7M in targeted grants to expand computer science classes, training at 765 schools

Building on his commitment to prepare students to use computers and technology in their careers, Governor Tom Wolf on Jan. 17 announced $8.7 million in targeted grants to expand computer science classes and teacher training at 765 schools across the commonwealth. Bucks Local News, Jan… More

Video EDition highlights ‘Safe2Say Something’

In this installment, learn more about important policy requirements related to Act 44 and the Safe2Say Program, which schools must implement this month… More

PAEOP Spring Conference: May 1-3, 2019

Educational office professionals (EOPs) are often the first people that members of your community interact with when contacting your school entity. Encourage your EOPs to attend the PAEOP annual spring conference, held May 1-3 at Radisson Hotel Harrisburg in Camp Hill. Sessions will focus on developing the whole person, from computer skills to efficiency to stress management… More

Why U.S. classrooms are starting to resemble arcades

Peek inside your average classroom these days, and you're likely to see teachers using apps, websites and software that borrow elements from video games to connect with students living technology-infused lives. By all accounts, they're fun to use, and studies have found that some can be effective… More

When half the kids are in poverty, our fractured towns can offer no future

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, today and throughout this year, will explore the data tying childhood deprivation to a host of other problems, and delve into a dozen communities in which half of the kids live in poverty… More

Wolf’s first term: Wins, losses and big budget fights

Gov. Tom Wolf will be sworn in to a second term Tuesday, giving the Democrat another four years after a first term marked by both bitter fights with the Republican-controlled Legislature and bipartisan agreements. Associated Press, Jan… More

As longest government shutdown continues, Pennsylvania businesses, agencies step in

With a federal government shutdown that's the longest one in U.S history, some Pennsylvania businesses and agencies are stepping in. WPSU, Jan… More

Anonymous tip line created for Pennsylvania schools

On Monday, schools across the commonwealth implemented a new anonymous tip line through a partnership between the Pennsylvania attorney general's office and Sandy Hook Promise. WJAC Channel 6, Jan… More

School Director Recognition Month resolution now available

The PSBA Governing Board resolution, and other resources to help your district celebrate School Director Recognition Month, are now available on the website… More