US Supreme Court decision in Janus vs AFSCME strikes down public sector agency fees, requires immediate action by employers

Earlier today, PSBA provided guidance for school solicitors regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this morning in Janus v… More

PSBA applauds Senate for passage of bill to provide key reforms to high school graduation requirements

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) applauds the state Senate for the unanimous passage of Senate Bill 1095, legislation introduced by Senator Thomas McGarrigle (R-Chester/Delaware) that expands opportunities for students by providing multiple pathways to demonstrate readiness for high school graduation in addition to Keystone Exams… More

STATEMENT: PSBA pleased that education, school safety remains a priority in state budget

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is pleased that the 2018-19 state budget adopted by the General Assembly this afternoon contains increases for education and school safety. The spending plan retains Gov. Wolf’s original request of $100 million for the basic education subsidy and increase of about 1.7 percent from the current year… More

PSBA supports legislation to provide alternative pathways to graduation

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) supports legislation approved today by the Senate Education Committee that provides multiple pathways for students to demonstrate readiness for high school graduation in addition to passing Keystone Exams… More

Institute for Educational Governance and Leadership appoints inaugural director

The Institute for Educational Governance and Leadership (IEGL) has appointed Donna-Marie Cole-Malott as its first director. IEGL is a joint effort of the College, CM Regent Insurance Company, CM CARES (Church Mutual Insurance Company Foundation), Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation, and the Pennsylvania School Boards Association… More

PSBA calls on the General Assembly to pay its fair share for public education funding

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is pleased to announce its participation in the PA Schools Work campaign that was launched today during a news conference at the State Capitol… More

New institute will enhance public education in PA

The Institute for Educational Governance and Leadership promises to enhance children’s education through thought leadership and research. Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts grapple daily with complex issues of educational quality, safety, equity, and oversight… More

PSBA supports recommendations to modernize school construction reimbursement process

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is pleased to support the final report issued today by a state panel to improve the process for reimbursement of public school construction projects and calls on the General Assembly to act on the recommendations and to provide the necessary funding… More

PSBA disappointed in Senate committee vote to move ESA voucher legislation

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is disappointed in today’s vote by the Senate Education Committee to approve Senate Bill 2, legislation to create Education Savings Accounts, or vouchers, that take state tax money out of neighborhood public schools for use at private schools… More

New advertisements feature Williamsport Area SD backpack program

Watch the 30-second and the extended cut versions of the new television commercial for the Success Starts Here public awareness campaign! Also, hear the radio ad… More