PSBA Sample Board Resolution regarding the budget
Please consider bringing this sample resolution to the members of your board.
Monday March 5th – Call to Action - Mark Your Calendar!
Please forward this information to any and all public education stakeholders.
Education Voters Pennsylvania, joined by several education advocacy groups, will hold a "Statewide Call to Action for Education" on Monday, March 5. Tell the Governor and your state legislators "No more cuts to education!" For more information on how you can participate, visit http://www.educationvoterspa.org/index.php/site/news/call-to-action-for-public-education11/.
teachers offer pay freeze in
exchange for saving programs West Shore
March 01, 2012
Teachers in the
said in a statement today that they are
willing to accept a pay freeze, "but need assurances that those sacrifices
will be put to good use." West
That means restoring the librarians, middle school language program and
high school Latin the district has proposed cutting in order to make up a $3.6
million budget gap.
"The association genuinely believes that teachers and the school board can
work together to meet the needs of our district, our students and our
community," said Monica McNelis, West Shore Education Association
“Ron Cowell, a former state legislator and director of the Education
Policy and Leadership Center, said
ranks 46 out of the 50 states in terms of state education funding on a per
capita basis.” Pennsylvania
join Partners for Public Education forum calling for action on public school
Partners for Public Education Website: http://partnersforpubliced.org/
Action Alert: Special Education Votes in March
Additional info: http://reformspecialedfunding.org/2012/02/action-alert-special-education-votes-in-march/
There are approximately 40
organizations supporting special education funding reforms in
Budget and Policy
hosted its annual
Pennsylvania Budget Summit in
on Harrisburg February 23,
The summit provided an in-depth look
at the state and federal budget plans and what they mean for communities and
. Agendas, bios, packet materials and
Powerpoint presentations are posted on their website below. Pennsylvania
Keystone State Education
Coalition is now a member of the Funding Campaign Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania School Funding Campaign is an unprecedented coalition of more than 30 statewide and regional education and advocacy organizations representing hundreds of thousands of parents, students, educators, school board members, administrators, and other concerned citizens advocating for adequate and equitable funding of Pennsylvania’s public schools.
26 States Plus D.C. Apply for NCLB Waivers in Second Round
Seeks Its Own Version
of an NCLB Waiver Calif.
is doing to its public schools Florida
The Auditor General will speak to the public followed by Q & A Session.