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

Transgender Legal Update (June 1, 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 all students with a safe and supportive school environment… More

PSBA is seeking energetic school board secretary leadership

The PSBA School Board Secretaries Forum steering committee is seeking new leaders to serve in 2019. There are two committee seats open for a two-year term… 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