Pennsylvania public schools are currently at risk of losing millions of dollars in federal funding to help pay for mandated services for students with special needs.
A PSBA Closer Look March 2017
When charter schools expand, and more kids leave classrooms run by the School District of Philadelphia, it's not as costly as previously estimated, although the total remains significant.
Citizens Voice EDITORIAL / PUBLISHED: MARCH 10, 2017
Her appointment as education secretary marks the crowning achievement of the Christian right's campaign to infiltrate America's secular institutions
She and her family are likely just getting started trying to buy Republican support for their radical education agenda Among the evangelical super-rich at the Gathering that weekend were Donald Trump's recently appointed secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, and her husband, Richard "Dick" DeVos Jr., scion of the multilevel marketing behemoth Amway. The DeVoses are conservative Christian royalty with deep roots in Republican politics, and Betsy, a skilled political operator, had just finished a stint as chair of the Michigan Republican Party. During a talk one evening in the Phoenician's elegant grand ballroom, DeVos mentioned her latest project: recruiting Christians to run for the state legislature. "It is critically important that we have believers involved in public life," she said.
Forum #5 – Lehigh Valley Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit #21, 4210 Independence Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Plan to join public education leaders for networking and learning at the 2017 NSBA Annual Conference, March 25-27 in Denver, CO. General registration is now open at https://www.nsba.org/conference/registration. A conference schedule, including pre-conference workshops, is available on the NSBA website.