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

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

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

August 25, 2017 The Honorable Pedro A… More

Position Paper – HB 121, P.N. 2058, Opioid Awareness Education Curriculum (June 23, 2017)

PSBA Position: Support On behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the commonwealth’s public school districts, we request your support for House Bill 121, sponsored by Representative Aaron Kaufer… More