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PSBA Notes Significant Education Investment Included in State Budget

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) thanks the General Assembly and Governor Shapiro for their diligent and tireless efforts to bring the 2023-24 state budget to a conclusion and provide…

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PSBA Applauds State House Passage of Meaningful Cyber Charter School Reform

Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, in a bipartisan vote, approved House Bill 1422, which signifies the most substantial reforms to the state's Charter School Law since the creation of…

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150+ School Leaders Rally at Capitol for Funding and Relief from Costly Legislative Mandates

Today, more than 150 public school leaders, including superintendents and school board directors, convened at the Capitol to call for increased investments in public education in the 2022-23 state budget…

PSBA Requests PA House of Representatives Oppose House Bill 1254

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), on behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the commonwealth’s public school districts, requests that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives oppose House Bill 1254,…

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PSBA Pleased with Prioritization of Public Education in 2021-22 State Budget

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is pleased that the 2021-22 state budget will prioritize public schools and students by including significant increases for basic and special education subsidies, as well as the allocation of one-time federal funds to address critical learning and related needs. If…

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More than 77% of Pennsylvania’s Public School Districts Have Adopted a Charter Reform Resolution

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and the Keystone Center for Charter Change highlighted today that 387 of the 500 Pennsylvania school districts have adopted a charter reform resolution. School officials are building steam behind the…

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PSBA’s Response to Governor Wolf’s Proposed 2021-22 State Budget

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) released its response to Governor Wolf’s proposed 2021-22 state budget. The Governor’s proposal shows that he has assessed and understands the significant and critical needs of…

Over 300 Pennsylvania School Boards Adopt Resolutions for Charter Funding Reform

Between 2018 and 2019, Pennsylvania school districts spent over $2 billion in taxpayer money on mandatory payments to brick-and-mortar and cyber charter schools. The school boards from over 300 school districts across…