Friday, March 31, 2017

PA Ed Policy Roundup March 31: PA School Funding: What is Adequate? Use the Legislature’s own formula…

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PA Ed Policy Roundup March 31, 2017:
PA School Funding: What is Adequate? Use the Legislature’s own formula…



Pop quiz, part 2: Test your knowledge of public education in Pennsylvania
Keystone Crossroads



In 2015, we issued a report that used the legislature’s own formula to answer the question. Using the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s latest school finance numbers, issued in July 2016, we have now updated our report and its State Adequacy Cost. We conclude that in order for districts to have adequate funding to enable their students to meet state standards, the Commonwealth must provide school districts with between $3.036 and $4.073 billion more in additional funding than it is distributing for the 2016-17 school year. Click here for the spreadsheet showing the adequacy distribution to all districts.”
The Cost of Adequate Education Funding: An Updated Report
Public Interest Law Center Report
Last year Pennsylvania adopted a fair funding formula to distribute Basic Education appropriations to school districts. The new formula takes account of changes in the number of students enrolled in a district, how many are in poverty, how many are English language learners, as well as other factors related to the cost of funding students and the ability of a district to raise funds locally. The formula, which was identical to that proposed by a bi-partisan Basic Education Funding Commission, applies only to new funds, and thus does not apply to the $5 billion of funding already in place in 2014-15.  Although the formula adopted by the legislature provides a guide for how to distribute new state funds, it did not provide an answer to another crucial questionhow much actual state funding do all Pennsylvania schools need to properly educate their students? In other words, while the formula demonstrates relative needs between school districts, it purposefully did not include the total amount of state funding needed for all Pennsylvania children to succeed and meet state standards. We call this missing figure the State Adequacy Cost.

Editorial: Time to ‘reassess’ education funding in Pa.
Delco Times Editorial POSTED: 03/30/17, 10:15 PM EDT | UPDATED: 11 SECS AGO
Maybe the Pennsylvania Legislature should try taking a page from Delaware County Judge Charles Burr.  This week the Delco jurist ordered every property in the county reassessed. Our representatives in Harrisburg would do well to note the reason why.  Judge Burr referenced what is known as the “uniformity clause” of the Pennsylvania Constitution. It’s pretty simple, really. The clause mandates that all taxes shall be “uniform, upon the same class of subjects, with the territorial limits of the taxing authority.”  Several county residents filed a challenge in court arguing that was not the case, that their homes, which were new construction, were being taxed at a rate far great than older, established homes.  The judge agreed. Thus the county will now commence the mammoth prospect of reassessing the value of more than 200,000 properties.  Now imagine if our state Legislature would apply the same logic to the way this state doles out funding for education.  For years many students in Delaware County have been penalized, saddled with a lesser education, for no reason other than their zip code.

Central Bucks: State funding is 'smoke and mirrors'
Intelligencer By Gary Weckselblatt, staff writer March 30, 2017
When the topic is state funding for education, the result doesn't always translate to desks, books and safe schools.  Central Bucks business manager David Matyas explained why during his budget presentation to the school board this week, and director Paul Faulkner tried to ensure the message hit home.  As he was discussing state revenue for various budget lines, Matyas said, "Most of these subsidies are things we can't spend money on. It comes into the left pocket and goes out of the right pocket. The governor gives and the governor takes away, as well."  Mandated costs for school employee retirement, Social Security and property tax relief from gambling are considered as revenue from the state but the money passes through without school board control.  "They send us a check that we pass through but they count it as revenue," said Faulkner, who described the practice as "smoke and mirrors."  "Absolutely correct," Matyas said. "That's how I feel about it every time I look at it."  Central Bucks is estimating state revenue of $67.9 million in its 2017-18 budget of $332.2 million. But $24.8 million of that is a reimbursement for half of the district's $49.6 million payment to the Public School Employees' Retirement System. For Social Security, $5.8 million comes to the district for half of its $11.6 million cost.

Pa. Senate ed committee moves bill to make raising property taxes harder
WHYY Newsworks BY KATIE MEYER, WITF MARCH 31, 2017
School property taxes are a perennial issue in Harrisburg. And while attempts to curtail or get rid of them entirely routinely fizzle out, a bill making modest changes is moving through the Senate.  The bill, supported by Montgomery County Republican John Rafferty, would make it harder for school boards to raise property taxes.  It would require a supermajority—or two-thirds vote—in order to pass anything. The current law only requires a simple majority.  Senate Education Chair John Eichelberger said that'll ensure any tax hike is backed by "compelling need."
The School Boards Association wasn't as enthusiastic.  While the organization didn't condemn the bill, it said in a letter that it would only support it if the general assembly extended that same supermajority requirement to its own tax votes.  Among other bills the committee passed this week was one that would crack down on school employees heavily involved in their unions, by banning teachers from staying on their school's payroll if they're working for the union full-time.

Bill to end 'ghost teaching' passes key state Senate committee
Beaver County times By J.D. Prose jprose@calkins.com March 30, 2017
A Fayette County legislator's bill that would put an end to so-called “ghost teachers,” who get paid by districts while working for their unions, passed a key committee on Wednesday and now heads to the full state Senate.  “These ghost teachers receive taxpayer-funded salaries, health benefits and pensions, yet they may never return to the classroom or engage in actual teaching,” said Republican state Sen. Pat Stefano. “This should not be allowed or tolerated because it is a blatant misuse of taxpayer dollars and drains money and resources away from our classrooms and our students.”  Stefano’s Senate Bill 494, which he introduced March 10, passed the Senate Education Committee in a 5-4 vote with three members not voting. Co-sponsors from southwest Pennsylvania include state Sen. Camera Bartolotta, R-Carroll Township, Washington County; state Sen. Elder Vogel Jr., R-New Sewickley Township; state Sen. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Jefferson Hills, Allegheny County; and state Sen. Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland County.

Public employee pension reform on the move
The Express EDITORIALS MAR 30, 2017
The Pennsylvania Senate is scheduled to consider a public employee pension reform proposal nearly identical to the bill that fell just three votes short in the House last fall.  The proposal will contain a 401(k)-component paired with a smaller defined benefit component for new employees.  New employees can also choose a single 401(k)-style plan, which will provide portability and retirement control.  These includes those in the State Employees Retirement System (SERS) and the Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS).  Additionally, the proposal lets current employees opt-in to the hybrid plan or 401(k)-only plan — something many say is a welcome improvement over last year’s proposal.  Meanwhile in the state House, Rep. Warren Kampf has introduced pension reform identical to last October’s plan.

FR school officials aim to reduce $1.2M deficit
Trib Live by PATRICK VARINE  | Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Franklin Regional school board officials will look to chip away at a projected $1.2 million deficit as they begin budget planning for the 2017-18 school year.  Finance director Jon Perry presented the first draft of next year's budget, which increased by about $2.3 million over the current school year.  As has been the case in recent years, the primary driver of expenditures is the district's contribution to teacher pensions, which will rise from 30.03 percent to 32.57 percent. It is expected to continue rising up to 39.4 percent by 2027.  Board president Larry Borland said the district's pension costs are cause for concern.  “It's the sixth year I've seen this, and it gives me pause,” he said.

A smart investment in universal pre-K
Philadelphia’s children, adults and businesses are experiencing the benefits
Post Gazette Opinion by JIM KENNEY, JANNIE BLACKWELL AND BLONDELL REYNOLDS BROWN    MAR 31, 2017
Jim Kenney is the mayor of Philadelphia. Jannie Blackwell and Blondell Reynolds Brown are members of Philadelphia City Council.
Mayor Bill Peduto and Pittsburgh City Council took a big step toward improving the future of every Pittsburgh family this month when they created a commission on universal pre-K. Just two years ago, Philadelphia created its own commission to examine how we could expand free, quality pre-K for our residents. After nearly a year of exhaustive research, the commission presented its recommendations to Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration and, this past January, our free, quality pre-K program, PHLpreK, had its first day of school.  The benefits of PHLpreK have already been tremendous for Philadelphia’s children, adults and businesses. Nearly 2,000 children are enrolled in our program, and that number is currently budgeted to rise by 6,500 over the next five years. These are children for whom a quality early childhood experience would have been inaccessible. The average income among families who applied was $34,000 annually.  The tragic irony is that access to quality pre-K is all the more important for these low-income children. Children who participate in these programs are more likely to graduate from high school, obtain a family-sustaining job and stay out of the criminal justice system. And when we have more children getting on the right path, that’s not just good for our families; it’s good for the whole city. Study after study shows that if cities don’t invest in early childhood education, we’ll end up spending even more in prison costs and other misery expenses to deal with the consequences.

“On Thursday, the city released official plans for each of the nine community schools participating in Philadelphia's latest urban education experiment. Through the community schools initiative, Philadelphia wants to create schools that are hubs for outside supports. That way, the theory goes, you can lift the surrounding community while solving the sort of non-academic challenges — such as hunger — that can trip up low-income students.”
Philly's community schools start to take shape
WHYY Newsworks BY AVI WOLFMAN-ARENT MARCH 31, 2017
For months now, coordinators at Philadelphia's new batch of community schools have been planting the proverbial seeds.  They've held neighborhood forums, reached out to local nonprofits, and surveyed community members. They've spent hours talking and networking and contemplating what kinds of solutions would make the most sense in their specific schools.  Now the seeds of that work are beginning to bear fruit — sometimes in the form of literal seeds.  At Murrell Dobbins High School in North Philadelphia, the freshly minted community school calls for the creation of a community garden and farmers market to help combat food insecurity.  "That way the community actually is providing for itself," said Charles Reyes, Dobbins' community schools coordinator.

Philly School District, City Release Plans for Community Schools
For Immediate Release: March 30, 2017
Published By: Mayor’s Office of EducationOffice of the Mayor
Contact: Megan Lello, (215) 400-6887, MLello@philasd.org
Deana Gamble , (267) 438-7548, Deana.Gamble@phila.gov
PHILADELPHIA – The School District of Philadelphia and the Mayor’s Office of Education today unveiled the plans for the city’s nine community schools following months of surveys, focus groups and meetings held within each school community to identify the top needs of students and families.  “These community school plans mark a significant milestone in the City’s ongoing efforts to strengthen local schools,” said Mayor Kenney. “Community school coordinators have engaged thousands of Philadelphians to understand the unique strengths and challenges at each community school. Now that plans are in place, coordinators can align City and nonprofit services that meet the specific needs of our students, their families, and local residents.”  “The partnership between the District and the City allows us to tap into a wide variety of helpful resources to meet the needs of our students and their families,” said Dr. William R. Hite, Superintendent, The School District of Philadelphia. “The work supported by this initiative is an extension of the work our staff is doing in schools every day to support the whole child. We all look forward to seeing happier, healthier communities as a result of this important effort.”  The plans cover the specific needs of the community as identified by a Community School Committee comprised of the principal, community school coordinator, and other stakeholders including parents, students, school staff, partners and community members. This committee helped establish the priority areas the school community will work to address.

How will Kenney's $40M community schools plan move forward?
Inquirer by Kristen A. Graham, Staff Writer  @newskag |  kgraham@phillynews.com Updated: MARCH 30, 2017 — 5:28 PM EDT
Setting a path forward for one of Mayor Kenney’s signature initiatives, the city and the Philadelphia School District on Thursday released detailed plans for their nine community schools.  Fueled by $40 million in soda-tax proceeds over four years, some schools will focus on conflict resolution. Others will offer opportunities for children to be more physically active or eat healthier foods. Some will work on internship and job opportunities.  Kenney ran on a pledge to create 25 community schools in the city over four years. The learning institutions would also offer social services and other supports to neighborhoods. The goal is to remove barriers to learning so teachers can focus on teaching and students on learning, without many of the impediments that come with living in poverty.  The mayor said the initiative could keep city youth off a “nowhere track” to the streets, prison, or the cemetery.  “Our kids can succeed,” Kenney said at a news conference at Tilden Middle School in Southwest Philadelphia. “They can meet their potential if we give them the resources.”

New Community Schools Framework & Messaging Guide
Webinar Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:00:00 PM EDT - 4:00:00 PM EDT
Join us for a deep dive into new resources to make the case for community schools.
Coalition for Community Schools
The Coalition’s new brief, Community Schools: A Whole-Child Framework for School Improvement, positions the community schools strategy as an effective option as the Every Student Succeeds Act moves toward implementation. Learn about the new community schools framework and graphics, and how to advocate to your state and local leaders to include community schools in their ESSA plans.  Also learn about our new messaging guide, which will help you talk about community schools effectively to anyone-including your neighbors, peers, and policymakers.  Speakers:
•           Mary Kingston Roche, Director of Public Policy, Coalition for Community Schools
•           L.J. Wilson, Communications Coordinator, Coalition for Community Schools
Come with questions, insights, and ideas for our Q&A session after the presentation.

Commentary: Court ruling a win for special-ed students
Inquirer Commentary By Kirk Smothers Updated: MARCH 31, 2017 — 3:01 AM EDT
Kirk Smothers is head of school at Delaware Valley Friends School (www.dvfs.org) in Paoli. 
Last Wednesday was a great day for special-education students in the United States. Our frequently divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Endrew F. v Douglas County School District that public schools are required to provide free and appropriate educational placements, which lead to more than de minimis (meaning trivial or minimal) student progress.  Instead, the court advised that the "educational program must be appropriately ambitious in light of circumstances."  The distinction between de minimis progress and appropriately ambitious progress is an important one. According to Chief Justice John Roberts' opinion, school programs based on a standard of de minimis progress have led to situations in which students "can hardly be said to have been offered an education at all."  Endrew F. has autism, but his case applies to a much broader population of students who have a wide variety of disabilities. The decision will also affect students with learning disabilities and related conditions, including dyslexia, math disorders, and ADHD.

Nittany Valley Charter students help boost ecosystem on farmland
Centre Daily Times BY BRITNEY MILAZZO bmilazzo@centredaily.com MARCH 30, 2017
A former tree farm in northern Huntingdon County is being brought back to life with the help of students from a State College-based charter school.  Forty-eight Nittany Valley Charter School students in kindergarten through eighth grade are working on a schoolwide project called “Helping our Earth Field Project.”  They’ll be honored for their work on April 25 in Harrisburg with the 2017 Environmental Excellence Award from the state Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.  “It’s really exciting,” school CEO Kara Martin said.  According to a report from the DEP, students are applying “in-class and in-field instruction” to develop and implement a stewardship plan that promotes carbon sequestration through native landscape and wildlife habitat.  The school’s founder Carolyn Maroncelli purchased the farm a few years ago and vowed to use the land for environmental education.

Haverford Hi-Q team crowned national champions
Delco Times By the Times Staff POSTED: 03/30/17, 10:13 PM EDT 
MORTON >> Haverford High School, the 2017 Delco Hi-Q Champions, won its second-ever National Hi-Q Championship in a competitive contest against high school champions from Alabama, Wisconsin and Washington. Teams from Monroe, Wash., Peshtigo, Wis., and Davidson, Ala., competed against Delco’s Haverford team for the national crown via video-conference Thursday at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit in Morton. They had the huge task of defending the title won by last year’s Delco Hi-Q champs, Garnet Valley.  The national championship meet was similar to all Hi-Q meets in scope, scoring and subject matter. Teams answered a total of 16 questions, including toss-up sports, math, and team choice with the twist of competing over the Internet. Delco Hi-Q Director Rick Durante started the match with greetings from the Keystone State before turning over the program to longtime Quizmaster Tom McCarthy. McCarthy presided over the very first National Championship in 1981 when Pennsylvania hosted teams from Ohio, Wisconsin and Washington. Haverford prevailed that year and did it again using modern video-conference technology.

Modernized Space Camp Allows Kids To Simulate Frustration Over Lack Of Funding
Space Camp attendees react to news that budget pressures have postponed their mission indefinitely.
The Onion HUNTSVILLE, AL—Aiming to provide attendees with an authentic glimpse into the nation’s space program, representatives for the U.S. Space & Rocket Center announced Thursday that its newly updated Space Camp will allow children to simulate the anger and mounting frustration experienced by NASA personnel over a continual lack of funding.
Camp organizers explained that the redesigned education program will offer kids the unique opportunity to contend with all of the budgetary restrictions and bureaucratic red tape impeding the progress of actual astronauts and researchers, allowing children from grades four to six to immerse themselves in a true-to-life NASA environment in which financial shortfalls and endless procedural delays plague them at every turn.  “At Space Camp, each attendee experiences the trials of real-life astronauts who simply are not provided the resources they need to explore outer space,” said director Deborah Barnhart, noting that campers get a firsthand look at what it’s like to pursue cutting-edge astronomical research on a budget that, when adjusted for inflation, is a mere fraction of what it was in the 1960s. “Our campers endure constant setbacks throughout their week here, from engaging in spaceflight training modules that can be shut down at a moment’s notice, to working tirelessly on a solar probe project only to be informed that an across-the-board spending freeze has led to the indefinite suspension of their work.”  “Kids will walk away from a week at Space Camp knowing exactly what it’s like to be an American astronaut,” she added.

Could Betsy DeVos Reject a State's ESSA Plan for Not Embracing Choice? No.
Education Week Politics K12 Blog By Alyson Klein on March 30, 2017 4:45 PM
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told an audience at the Brookings Institution Wednesday that she wouldn't necessarily approve every state's plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act right off the bat.  And at the same event, she continued to push her favorite policy: school choice. (More from Andrew here.)  DeVos didn't say specifically that states would have to embrace choice in their plans in order to pass muster with the department. But the juxtaposition still had some folks nervous, including Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., who told Politico that she hopes DeVos "clarifies her comments and makes it clear that she does not plan to threaten states or hold their proposals hostage unless they conform to her privatization agenda." UPDATE: A department official did, indeed, clarify DeVos' remarks to US News and World Report. DeVos wants to "encourage" states to consider choice in developing plans for the law, the official said.
Could DeVos legally reject a state's plan because it didn't include choice, even if she wanted to?
Short answer: No. That would be a violation of ESSA.
Longer answer: Both Democrats and Republicans who worked on ESSA say doing that would violate the long, long list of prohibitions on the Education Department's authority in the law, one of which says the secretary can't tell states what kinds of interventions they can or can't use with their lowest-performing schools.

“Charter advocates place the adjective “public” in front of “charter school,” hoping it will stick. But they only thing “public” about charters is that they take public tax dollars.”
How will charter schools fare under Trump?
Asbury Park Press Published 12:26 p.m. ET March 30, 2017 | Updated 15 hours ago
Charter schools have long been high on Gov. Chris Christie’s agenda, and they will receive an added boost in support on the federal level from President Trump and his new education secretary, Betsy DeVos, a fervent advocate of charter schools and other non-traditional alternatives to public schools. But charter schools remain controversial due to their alleged comparative lack of accountability and the ability to filter out weaker students. Critics say they unnecessarily drain resources from public schools, damaging overall public education. We asked advocates on both sides of the issue — Carol Burris, executive director of The Network for Public Education, and Nicole Cole, president and CEO of the New Jersey Charter Schools Association — to offer their views on the proper future for charter schools in New Jersey and across the nation.
First, responses to our questions from Carol Burris:
Charters threaten solvency of traditional public schools
Your organization is called The Network for Public Education. But charter schools, while not traditional schools, are still public, correct? To what degree do you distinguish between them?
Charter schools are not public schools. Charter advocates place the adjective “public” in front of “charter school,” hoping it will stick. But they only thing “public” about charters is that they take public tax dollars. Most public schools are governed by democratically elected school boards. Charter boards are appointed and therefore not accountable to parents or taxpayers. Charters control the number of students they have, they do not have to take students mid-year, nor do they have to fill seats when students leave. Transparency laws, especially in spending, that public schools must follow can be ignored by charter schools. Finally, by carefully controlling programs and policies they can shape who applies to the school and who stays.
Calling charter schools “public schools” is like calling defense contractors “public companies.” Charters are private businesses funded by New Jersey tax dollars.

“Democratically elected school boards govern most public schools; charter boards are appointed and not accountable to parents or the community. Charters control the number of students they have, and they do not have to take students mid-year, like traditional public schools do. Transparency laws, especially in spending, that public schools must follow can — and often are — ignored by charter schools.  Many conflict-of-interest laws that regulate public schools can be skirted — and sometimes are — by charters. And in some cases, when a charter school is closed because of poor performance or another reason, the school building and property is not returned to the public who paid for them, but is retained by the charter owners themselves.  And, by the way, charters can shut their doors whenever it suits them.  The only thing truly “public” about charters, is that taxpayers foot the bill. Calling charter schools “public schools” because they receive public tax dollars is like calling defense contractors “public companies” because they also depend on public funding.”
What the public isn’t told about high-performing charter schools in Arizona
Washington Post Answer Sheet Blog By Valerie Strauss March 30 at 7:00 AM 
President Trump’s first federal budget proposal seeks a $168 million increase for charter schools, which is a 50 percent funding increase from the current level set by the previous Obama administration. For Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, charters are one tool in the school choice tool box that they say will be front and center of their education reform agenda.  Charter schools — which are publicly funded but privately operated, sometimes by for-profit companies — have been proliferating for some 25 years and today there are thousands in the United States. While the few million students they enroll are a fraction of the number of young people who attend K-12 schools in this country, the charter movement has been a key part of the school choice movement and the education reform debate.  Supporters of charter schools say they give parents an alternative to failing traditional public schools. Critics say they take vital resources away from traditional public schools and that many charters are poorly run.
While some charter schools are well-run and high-performing, others aren’t, and some states that allow charters have little or no oversight. A 2016 audit by the Education Department’s Inspector General’s Office found that the department — which awards multi-million-dollar grants to states for the creation and expansion of charters — had failed to provide adequate oversight of some of its relationships with charter management organizations.  This post details issues with charter schools in Arizona. It was written by Carol Burris, a former New York high school principal who is executive director of the nonprofit Network for Public Education. She has been chronicling problems with corporate school reform for years on this blog, and this post is part of her occasional series about troubled charter schools in California and other states.

As North Carolina repeals its ‘bathroom bill,’ other states consider their own
Washington Post By Moriah Balingit March 30 at 4:01 PM 
Lawmakers in 16 states have filed two dozen bills this year to scale back legal protections for transgender people or restrict their ability to use bathrooms that match their gender identity. Many are patterned after a North Carolina law that was repealed Thursday after it sparked a national uproar and reportedly cost the state billions in lost business.  The bills are being closely tracked by transgender advocacy groups in the wake of the Trump administration decision to rescind federal guidance on the civil rights of transgender students concerning bathroom access and other matters. The administration said that states — not the federal government — should decide how schools accommodate transgender students.  “This is an issue best solved at the state and local level. Schools, communities, and families can find — and in many cases have found — solutions that protect all students,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said after she and Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked the Obama-era directive that transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms aligned with their gender identity.


The 2017 PenSPRA Symposium  Keeping Current: What’s New in School Communications April 7th Shippensburg
Join PenSPRA Friday, April 7, 2017 in Shippensburg, PA    9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with evening social events on Thursday, April 6th from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Shippensburg University Conference Center
The agenda is as follows: Supporting transgender students in our schools (9 am), Evaluating School Communications to Inform Your Effectiveness (10:30 am), and Cool Graphics Tools Hands-on Workshop (1:15 pm).
The $150 registration fee also includes breakfast, lunch and Thursday’s social!   You can find more details on the agenda and register for the Symposium here:

PSBA Advocacy Forum and Day on the Hill APR 24, 2017 • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Join PSBA and your fellow school directors for the fourth annual Advocacy Forum on April 24, 2017, at the State Capitol in Harrisburg. Hear from legislators on how advocacy makes a difference in the legislative process and the importance of public education advocacy. Government Affairs will take a deeper dive into the legislative priorities and will provide tips on how to be an effective public education advocate. There will be dedicated time for you and your fellow advocates to hit the halls to meet with your legislators on public education. This is your chance to share the importance of policy supporting public education and make your voice heard on the Hill.
“Nothing has more impact for legislators than hearing directly from constituents through events like PSBA’s Advocacy Forum.”
— Sen. Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), Senate Appropriations Committee chair
Registration:

SAVE THE DATE LWVPA Convention 2017 June 1-4, 2017
Join the League of Women Voters of PA for our 2017 Biennial Convention at the beautiful Inn at Pocono Manor!

Save the Date 2017 PA Principals Association State Conference October 14. 15, 16, 2017
Doubletree Hotel Cranberry Township,  PA


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