- The nation's largest teachers union is threatening to call for a boycott of Walmart over the retailer's gun sales.
- The American Federation of Teachers wants the company to stop selling firearms, as well as take other measures.
- The AFT has 1.7 million members and says teachers spend an average of $500 a year on school supplies.
Description: Full Day Workshop for 2019 Pennsylvania School Board Candidates. Incumbents, non-incumbents, campaign supporters and all interested voters are invited to participate in this workshop. The workshop will include Legal and Leadership Roles of School Directors and School Boards; State and Federal Policies: Implications for School Boards; School District Finances and Budgeting; Candidates and the Law; Information Resources; "State and Federal Policies" section includes, but is not limited to:
PA Standards, Student Assessment, and Accountability
Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
K-12 State Funding
Student Choices (Non-Public, Home Schooling, Charter Schools, Career-Technical, and more)
Linking K-12 to Workforce and Post-Secondary Education
Linking K-12 to Community Partners
***Fee: $75.00. Payment by Credit Card Only, Visa or Mastercard, PLEASE DO NOT SELECT ANY OTHER PAYMENT TYPE*** Registration ends 9/7/2019