Category Archive: advocacy training

It’s time to Level Up school funding in PA

from Susan Spicka, Executive Director, Education Voters of PA: Pennsylvania has among the widest funding gaps in the country between high-wealth and low-wealth school districts. The severe underfunding for students in less affluent districts is the reason behind the school funding lawsuit, which is set to go to trial in September of this year. Recently, […]

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Education Equity Funding Parent Summit

From Sandra Miller – NEPA Field Advocacy, Ed Voters PA & PASW Volunteer: We are delighted to invite you to join us for a parent summit on Saturday, April 24th from 11:00 am-2:00 pm to  learn about education funding in PA, what is possible in our children’s schools and how you can join a statewide network […]

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Learn About Charter School Special Education Funding

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania: Special education funding for charter schools is a hot topic in Harrisburg. For the first time ever, we have a real chance to fix Pennsylvania’s charter school law to eliminate profits that charter schools reap off of special education tuition payments and to increase school choice for students with disabilities. […]

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Fund Our Schools PA Workshop

As part of the 2021 Pennsylvania Budget Summit ,on Thursday, March 18,  at 1pm, attorneys from the Education Law Center and Public Interest Law Center will share information about Pennsylvania’s school funding lawsuit, which will go to trial in 2021, in a workshop: Pennsylvania’s School Funding System: Inadequate, Inequitable and Unconstitutional. Join Michael Churchill, counsel for The Public Interest Law Center, […]

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Follow-up to Ed Voters’ School Funding 101

Below you will find a follow-up summary of the  School Funding and Advocacy 101 with Education Voters of PA. Here is a video of the webinar without any technical difficulties. The video of Ed Voters’ webinar about Governor Wolf’s budget is HERE. Additional Information Nellie Bly Scholarships Action Page Tell PA Lawmakers to Fund Kids Over Horses […]

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PSBA Spring Virtual Advocacy Day 03/22/21

PSBA Spring Virtual Advocacy Day MAR 22, 2021 All public school leaders are invited to join us for our spring Virtual Advocacy Day on Monday, March 22, 2021, via Zoom. We need all of you to help strengthen our advocacy impact. The day will center around contacting legislators to discuss critical issues affecting public education. […]

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How (and why) to Run for School Board

From the good people at Education Voters of PA   This year school board elections will be on the ballot! Have you considered running for school board and would like to learn more? Join Education Voters of Pennsylvania and guests Sandra Miller and Larry Feinberg, current  Pennsylvania school board members, for a discussion on the […]

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PA Schools Work’s Webinar on Gov. Wolf’s Proposed Education Budget

If You Missed This Week’s PA Schools Work’s Webinar On Gov. Wolf’s Proposed Education Budget A link is provided below if you were not able to listen in. If you were not able to join us for our Lunch & Learn webinar this week with Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) and Education Voters of Pennsylvania about […]

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