Summary of House Bill 1800

Quick summary: House Bill 1800 (Rep. Turzai, R-Allegheny) establishes a voucher program for students in the Harrisburg School District, which entered state receivership in June, 2019. The legislation sets a precedent for expansion in other districts… More

Board Presidents Panel

Offered at 10 locations across the state, this annual event supports current and aspiring school board leaders through roundtable conversations with colleagues as well as a facilitated panel of experienced regional and statewide board presidents and superintendents… More

Approved Act 158 Keystone Exam composite score

On July 11, 2019, the State Board of Education approved the recommendation of the Secretary of Education for a satisfactory Keystone Exam composite score of 4452 that would be used as one of the pathways to graduation under Act 158 of 2018… More

Summary of Act 91 of 2019: School security personnel training and arrest powers

Quick summary: Act 91 was House Bill 49, printer’s number in the 2019-20 legislative session. It authorizes necessary fixes to provisions under Act 67 of 2019 regarding school safety personnel to extend the deadline for training requirements… More

School Law Information Exchange, Public Sector Arbitration Newsletters (2019)

Volume 56, 2019 Issue 26, Dec. 20 — In this issue: School Laws M.S. v. Hillsborough Township Public School District, 2019 WL 6817169 (3rd Cir. 2019) Ambler v. Board of School Directors of Hatboro-Horsham School District, et al, 2019 WL 6754781 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2019) In Short School District of Philadelphia v… More

Spring Legal Roundup 2020

Spring Legal Roundup is an engaging and interactive three-hour educational event that provides important updates on significant developments in school law and is presented by a local solicitor at each location paired with a member of the PSBA legal services team. Participants may earn up to three substantive continuing legal education credits… More

Transgender Legal Update (October 11, 2019)

DOWNLOAD: Transgender Legal Update (October 11, 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

Sectional Meetings

Hear relevant content from statewide experts, district practitioners and PSBA government affairs staff at PSBA’s annual membership gathering. PSBA Sectional Advisors and Advocacy Ambassadors are on-site to connect with district leaders in their region and share important information for you to take back to your district… More

Protected: 2019 School Law Workshop: Presentation Materials

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New and Advanced School Director Training

Do you want high-impact, engaging training that newly elected and reseated school directors can attend to be certified in new and advanced required training? PSBA has been supporting new school directors for more than 50 years by enlisting statewide experts in school law, finance and governance to deliver a one-day foundational training… More