Corbett, lawmakers announce budget agreement
Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Fixing PA’s Charter School Formula Could Save $365 Million a Year in Taxpayer Money
Says Department of Education and General Assembly must take leadership role
Press Release from Auditor General’s website HARRISBURG, June 20, 2012
Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that Pennsylvania could save $365 million a year in taxpayer money by adopting separate charter and cyber charter school funding formulas similar to those used in other states, and by closing an administrative loophole that permits double-dipping in pension payments through the calculation of tuition rates.
See the Auditor General’s Cyber Charter Special Report
Let's ease school districts' pain
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 5:41 AM
Early education: State must play catch-up on kindergarten
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 6:07 AM
It is hard to fathom a child starting school at age 8 and even more difficult to imagine her not ever attending kindergarten.
More details on HB 2364 from PSBA:
Those 857 Desks? A Message for the Candidates
New York Times By ADESHINA EMMANUEL Published: June 20, 2012
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