PSBA presents testimony at the PA Capitol

Yesterday PSBA President Mike Faccinetto presented testimony at the State Capitol on school safety issues… More

Register now for Advocacy Day

Make your voice heard on public education issues! Join PSBA and your fellow school directors for the annual Advocacy Day on Monday, April 16 at the State Capitol in Harrisburg. PSBA is partnering with Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units to have a stronger voice for public education… More

More than 100 school districts say “No” to vouchers

More than 100 school districts across Pennsylvania have already adopted resolutions opposing Education Savings Accounts (ESA), the next generation of vouchers, that take state tax money out of neighborhood public schools for use at private schools. ESA voucher proposals are schemes for greater taxpayer support of unaccountable private schools… More

Your invitation to explore the new myPSBA

The new myPSBA member portal is now live! The new portal is a one-stop shop for event registrations and offers many of the same features of your favorite social media platforms, with online discussion groups where members can communicate on topics related to their position in the district… More

Joint Statement on School Safety and Student Activism

The recent shooting in Florida has opened deep emotions for students, parents, teachers, and staff in school communities. Unlike any time in the past, students are taking a strong stand in the important debate surrounding school violence, and we salute their efforts to speak out by organizing peaceful protests… More

Guest Editorial: Arming teachers isn’t the way to keep students safe

The awful reality of the Stoneman Douglas High School slayings — 17 dead, 15 injured — has left the nation reeling. Our goal now should be to do whatever we can to keep our schools safe. Of course, people of goodwill can disagree about how to prevent more of these unspeakable killings. PennLive, Feb… More

Revised School Law Handbook available now

Have questions related to school law? PSBA's newly revised School Law Handbook has been updated by legal experts and features an easy-to-read Q&A format. The ebook version of the handbook is available for purchase on the Vital Source website… More

PSBA sends condolences to victims of Florida shooting

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association sends heartfelt condolences to the students, families and staff that have been impacted by the school shooting in Parkland, FL. Our thoughts also are with the many education professionals in Florida who are grappling with this terrible event… More

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