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PSBA’s Reaction to Governor Shapiro’s Education Budget Proposals 

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is optimistic about the proposed investment of $1.8 billion in public education included in Governor Shapiro’s second budget address.   “The governor is demonstrating his…

More Than 90% of PA’s School Districts are Calling for Charter Reform

More than 90% of Pennsylvania’s locally elected school boards have passed a resolution calling on the General Assembly to enact meaningful charter reform, the Keystone Center for Charter Change at…

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PSBA Pleased with Prioritization of Public Education in 2021-22 State Budget

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is pleased that the 2021-22 state budget will prioritize public schools and students by including significant increases for basic and special education subsidies, as well as the allocation of one-time federal funds to address critical learning and related needs. If…

Charter school reform resolutions tops 400 PA school districts saying, “the time for reform is now!”

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) announces today that more than 400 school districts have adopted a charter school reform resolution calling for change to the 24-year-old charter school law. This announcement comes just…

Charter School Taskforce Report Released: The Outcome of a Multiyear Effort Spearheaded by PSBA

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) announced today, the release of a Charter School Task Force Report. The report is a result of a multiyear effort that began in December 2019, bringing together…

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More than 77% of Pennsylvania’s Public School Districts Have Adopted a Charter Reform Resolution

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and the Keystone Center for Charter Change highlighted today that 387 of the 500 Pennsylvania school districts have adopted a charter reform resolution. School officials are building steam behind the…

PSBA Announces the Launch of the Keystone Center for Charter Change

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) announced today, the launch of the Keystone Center for Charter Change. PSBA has long advocated on behalf of its membership—the public school districts of the…

Over 300 Pennsylvania School Boards Adopt Resolutions for Charter Funding Reform

Between 2018 and 2019, Pennsylvania school districts spent over $2 billion in taxpayer money on mandatory payments to brick-and-mortar and cyber charter schools. The school boards from over 300 school districts across…