Joint letter: PSEA and PSBA, regarding school safety

June 11, 2018   The Honorable Andrew Dinniman Senate of Pennsylvania Senate P O Box 203019 Harrisburg, PA 17120-3019 Re: School Safety Dear Senator Dinniman, The shock and fear generated by the recent succession of school shootings at Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, as well as other violent acts in schools have led our… More

PSBA supports SB 1095

June 18, 2018 Pennsylvania Senate Re: Senate Bill 1095 Dear Senator, On behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the commonwealth’s public school districts, we are writing to request your support for Senate Bill 1095 sponsored by Senator Thomas McGarrigle (Chester and Delaware), which would reform State graduation requirements by providing multiple pathways for… More

Letter: Support of Senate Bill 1099

June 16, 2018 Senate Local Government Committee Senate of Pennsylvania Re: Support of Senate Bill 1099 Dear Senator, On behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the commonwealth’s public school districts, we are writing to request your support of Senate Bill 1099, sponsored by Senator Scott Martin… More

Letter: Safe2Say, Senate Bill 1142; House Bill 2432 dealing with textbooks; House Bill 1097 CPR

June 16, 2018 House Education Committee Members Pennsylvania House of Representatives Re: Safe2Say, Senate Bill 1142; House Bill 2432 dealing with textbooks; House Bill 1097 CPR Dear Representative: On behalf of our 4,500 publicly elected members, The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is providing comments on several of the bills being considered by the House… More

Joint letter from PSBA, PASA and PASBO to oppose House Bill 1531

June 12, 2018 Re: House Bill 1531 Dear Representative, On behalf of the school board members, school administrators, and business officials who oversee the commonwealth’s public school districts, we are writing to express our concern with House Bill 1531 (Rep. Christiana- Beaver)… More

Letter: Support for SB 1142, Safe2Say program

May 20, 2018 Senate of Pennsylvania Re:  Safe2Say, Senate Bill 1142 Dear Senator: The shock and fear generated by the recent succession of school shootings in our nation, and other violent acts in schools have led to increased concern about the danger of school emergencies… More

Letter: Support of SB 1078

Letter to the Senate State Government Committee Support of Senate Bill 1078 March 23, 2018 Dear Senator: The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) represents 4,500 school board members across the state… More

Letter: Requesting support of Senate Bill 653

March 23, 2018 Senate of Pennsylvania Re: Support of Senate Bill 653 Dear Senator, On behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the commonwealth’s public school districts, we are writing to request your support of Senate Bill 653, sponsored by Senator Browne… More

Testimony: School Safety (March 15, 2018)

Testimony to the House Education Committee On School Safety Issues Presented by Michael Faccinetto, 2018 PSBA President School Director, Bethlehem Area School District On behalf of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association March 15, 2018 Good morning, my name is Michael Faccinetto… More

Letter: House Bill 638 and House Bill 1531

March 12, 2018 House State Government Committee Pennsylvania House of Representatives Re: House Bill 638 and House Bill 1531 Dear Representative, On behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the commonwealth’s public school districts, we are writing to express our concern with House Bill 638 and House Bill 1531 to be considered by the… More