Transgender Legal Update (June 3, 2019)

This update includes important information about the U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari on appeal from the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Doe v. Boyertown Area School District… More

School Law Information Exchange, Public Sector Arbitration Newsletters (2017)

Volume 54, 2017 Issue 23, Dec. 15 — In this issue School Law Barna v. Board of School Directors of Panther Valley School District, 2017 WL 6045091 (3rd Cir. 2017). Bollinger v. School District of Cheltenham Township, 2017 WL 6047815 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED. Kaite v… More

Act 44 of 2018: School safety and security

Quick summary: Act 44 of 2018 was Senate Bill 1142, printer’s number 1911, in the 2017-18 legislative session. It was introduced on April 20, 2018, and approved by the on Senate June 6… More

Act 5 of 2017: Pension reform

Quick Summary: Act 5 of 2017 was Senate Bill 1, printer’s number 902 in the 2017-18 legislative session. It was introduced on May 18, 2017, approved by the Senate on June 5, 2017, and by the House of Representatives on June 8, 2017. It was signed into law by the governor on June 12, 2017… More

Summary of Act 158 of 2018: Changes to high school graduation requirements

Quick summary: Act 158 of 2018 was Senate Bill 1095, printer’s number 1994 in the 2017-18 legislative session. It was introduced on April 6, 2018, approved by the Senate June 21, 2018, and by the House of Representatives on Oct. 9, 2018. It was signed into law Oct. 24, 2018… More

Archive: Positions and Testimony, 2017-18 Legislative Session

Assessments, Graduation Exams, Standardized Testing Joint letter regarding SB 1095, graduation requirements, request support for SB 1095 and Amendment A09320 (Sept… More

Sectional Meetings

Ten convenient locations in February and March School safety and security is a complex, multi-perspective topic impacting school entities in dramatic ways. This complimentary PSBA member meeting featured in ten locations will offer essential updates and information on Safe2Say reporting, suicide awareness related to student safety, school climate, and emergency preparedness planning… More

Spring Legal Roundup

Get a year’s worth of school law updates in three hours in this event designed for school directors, administrators and school solicitors. Experts will review legal developments and court cases and how they could impact your school entity… More

Board Presidents’ Panel

Learn, discuss, and practice problem solving with school leader peers facing similar or applicable challenges. Workshop-style discussions will be facilitated and guided by PSBA experts. With the enormous challenges facing schools today, effective and knowledgeable board leadership is essential to your productivity and performance as a team of ten… More

Protected: School Safety and Security Exchange, Handouts

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