Fleck was joined at a Capitol news conference by other lawmakers, public school administrators, school board members and representatives from education-related organizations who support his proposal, including the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) and Pennsylvania Association for Rural and Small Schools (PARSS).
State Rep. Mike Fleck, R-81, of Huntingdon County, held a press conference in Harrisburg Monday to announce the details of his proposed bill intended to better regulate charter and cyber charter schools.
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The plan was delivered to Corbett's staff Tuesday and was not released publicly, but some details were obtained by The Associated Press. Top Republican lawmakers were scheduled to meet later Tuesday with Corbett, who has poured cold water on lawmakers' hopes that he will approve their proposed spending figure.
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Your school board is invited to submit proposals for consideration for PSBA’s 2013 Legislative Platform. The association is accepting proposals now until Friday,
Last year, PSBA created a new award to honor the memory of its long-term chief lobbyist, who died unexpectedly. The Timothy M. Allwein Advocacy Award may be presented annually to the individual school director or entire school board to recognize outstanding leadership in legislative advocacy efforts on behalf of public education and students that are consistent with the positions in PSBA's Legislative Platform. The nomination process is now open and applications will be accepted until