Students in Indiana County make face shields for frontline workers

Working with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, high school students from across Indiana County are combining remote learning with community service… More

Leechburg grad asks people to support high school seniors by ‘adopting’ them

Bailey Pallus’ fond memories of her senior week at Leechburg High School inspired her to do something special for this year’s seniors who won’t be able to make similar memories because of the coronavirus pandemic… More

Celebrity crashes student’s Zoom call

Zoom calls with students and teachers have become a regular occurrence, including for members of the Elk Lake High School Marching Band in Susquehanna County. But this call would be a little different than others; she had a surprise for her students… More

Student-run broadcast network becomes important source of news

NPTV, a student-run broadcast network at North Penn High School, is becoming an unexpectedly important news source for Montgomery County during the COVID-19 pandemic… More

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:… 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

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