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

PA legislative leaders release more details on new school safety programs

Pennsylvania's legislative leaders put more definition Thursday on the new, $60 million school safety fund that's being established in conjunction with the new 2018-19 state budget… More

Tell your senator to vote YES to graduation reforms under Senate Bill 1095

Yesterday the Senate Education Committee amended and approved Senate Bill 1095 (Sen. McGarrigle, R-Chester/Delaware), legislation that provides multiple options to demonstrate readiness for high school graduation… 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

Transportation Forum seeks applications for Steering Committee,

Members of the Transportation Forum who are interested in becoming leaders of the forum are encouraged to submit an application by July 29, 11:59 p.m. There are a total of five open Steering Committee positions (3 two-year seats; 2 one-year seats) all of which begin serving Jan. 1, 2019… 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

PA Newsmakers to feature PSBA’s Callahan discussing student mental health, funding

This week's Pennsylvania Newsmakers features State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, who joins host Terry Madonna for a report on his work on the status of children and the school safety task force… 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