Protected: Public Sector Arbitration 2012, Volume 39

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Transgender Legal Update (Dec. 4, 2017)

For many years, PSBA has urged its members to work with transgender students and their families to meet the needs of individual students and to provide them with a safe and supportive school environment… More

Spring Legal Roundup

1:30-4:45 p.m. Get a year’s worth of school law updates in only three hours at Spring Legal Roundup. Experts will review legal developments and court cases and how they could impact your school entity. Presenters at each location will include an attorney from PSBA’s Legal Services and a school solicitor practicing in the local area… More

Rural, Urban Forums webinars

Urban Forum webinar:  The Making Cents Project Financial Education for Urban School Students Nov. 14, noon-1 p.m. Do you have questions about financial education? Get answers and discover solutions in this free webinar for urban schools… More

School Code Amendments

House Bill 178 contains the omnibus amendments to the School Code, and includes these provisions: Delay in graduation requirements: Extends the delay set by Act 1 of 2016 in the implementation of the Keystone Exams as a graduation requirement for one additional year until the 2019-20 school year… More

Letter: Senate Education Committee on SB 2, ESA voucher proposal (Oct. 23, 2017)

To: Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee From: Jonathan D. Berger, Director of Government Affairs Date: October 23, 2017 Re: Senate Bill 2 On behalf of 4,500 locally elected school board members across Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) requests your opposition to Senate Bill 2 sponsored by Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin and Perry)… More

Register for New School Director Training

You’ve started a challenging and exciting new role as a school director. Let us help you narrow the learning curve! PSBA’s New School Director Training provides school directors with foundational knowledge about their role, responsibilities and ethical obligations… More

Letter: PSBA’s comments to PDE on draft ESSA plan (Aug. 25, 2017)

August 25, 2017 The Honorable Pedro A… More

Protected: School Law Information Exchange, Public Sector Arbitration Newsletters (2015)

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PDE releases ESSA Consolidated State Plan draft

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) released its draft Consolidated State Plan for compliance with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The plan is available for public comment through an online survey until Aug. 31, and PDE will submit the document to the U.S. Department of Education on Sept. 18 for approval… More