Letter: Pennsylvania School Boards Association calls for equity in education

The recently posted “50 worst schools in Pennsylvania” story that ran on PennLive on Jan. 29 was extremely misleading and detrimental to those districts placed on the list. While the editors may feel this type of story is helpful, it does nothing but tear down communities and foster bitterness. PennLive.com, Feb… More

PSBA believes budget is positive move for public education

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) believes Governor Tom Wolf's proposed 2018-19 state budget is a positive move for the commonwealth's public schools. The proposed increases would continue desperately needed investments in the future of Pennsylvania… More

Welcome to the new look of psba.org!

We’re excited to launch a new website with a cleaner look and improved navigation to help you find the resources you want with even more ease… More

Transgender Legal Update (Jan. 22, 2018)

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

PSERS re-elects chairman and vice chairman

The board of trustees of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) has re-elected Melva Vogler as chairman of the PSERS’ board of trustees and Nathan Mains as vice chairman. Institutional Real Estate Inc., Jan… More

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

Senator Pat Browne to receive William Howard Day Award for service to public education 

State Senator Pat Browne (Lehigh Co.) will be presented with the William Howard Day Award from the Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation (PaPEF). This award seeks to recognize outstanding contributions from individuals, groups or organizations to public education across the commonwealth. This is the second year the award has been given… More

PA School Boards Association honors innovation in public education 

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) will honor outstanding recipients of the Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards at a special awards dinner on Oct. 18 as part of the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center… More

Court ruling on school funding case positive development

This week the Pennsylvania Supreme Court with a 5-2 vote reversed a decision by a lower court, which threw out the challenge regarding equity in the state's system of funding public schools. The decision now returns the case to Commonwealth Court, whose decision two years ago dismissing it had been unanimous… More

PSBA offers school officials new one-pager on proposed Constitutional Amendment

In response to requests from school directors for help in clarifying the issue, PSBA has prepared a one-pager featuring questions and answers on the proposed constitutional amendment regarding property taxes that will be on the ballot this November… More