Category Archive: Stay Informed

A Nice Summary of the History and Work of the Proud Parents

Please look over this pdf that was presented a few years back on creating an effective parent advocacy group and strategy. We are in the process of writing our next chapter! Will you be a part of it? CLICK TO VIEW: 2018 PASA-PSBA Presentation

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School District Fact Sheets & Webinar Follow-up

See the original post here: https://mailchi.mp/paschoolswork/join-us-wednesday-814850?e=3d6f4b3621 Updated Pennsylvania School District Fact Sheets Rising mandated costs are an increasing problem for school districts across Pennsylvania, and funding from the state is not keeping up with costs. The PA Schools Work campaign this week released our updated 2021 school district fact sheets, which provide information on state […]

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Education Voters of PA Needs Your Help

We are sharing this post from Education Voters of PA. There are plenty of ways to help and support a cause, this is 1. Education Voters is a go-to resource for information, for advocacy, and for following what is happening in Harrisburg. And we have been a leading force in Pennsylvania’s education advocacy and policy […]

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Follow-up Lehigh Valley School Funding Lawsuit

An update on the Lehigh Valley School Funding Lawsuit from Education Voters of PA From a webinar with attorneys from the Education Law Center and Public Interest Law Center about Pennsylvania’s historic school funding lawsuit. Please find attached the slides from last night’s presentation. For more information about the school funding lawsuit, please visit  https://www.fundourschoolspa.org/ You may […]

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Learn About New Online Tools for Education Advocates

From the good people at PA Schools Work: If you weren’t able to join us last week for our Lunch & Learn webinar with the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) about their new suite of tools on their Data Dive website, don’t worry! Below you’ll find a link to a recording of the webinar, plus […]

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Lehigh Valley–Learn how you can support PA’s historic school funding lawsuit!

From Our friends at Education Voters of Pennsylvania… In 2021 Pennsylvania’s historic school funding lawsuit will go to trial. On Wednesday, January 27th at 7:00 pm, attorneys from the Public Interest Law Center and Education Law Center will provide an overview of the school funding lawsuit to members of the Lehigh Valley community. We hope that you […]

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PA Fair Funding Updates

There is a fair funding workshop for PA teachers who are interested in fair funding advocacy. Topic: Fair Funding Workshop for Teachers Time: Jul 13, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84321652655?pwd=OXp3Z0tkc3JCcnJqdCtzenIzRlFRUT09 Meeting ID: 843 2165 2655 Password: 6djY2D Education Voters just put out an important report highlighting charter schools’ […]

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Support Governor Wolf’s Executive Order to Clean Up Charter Schools

Straight from Network for Public Education Action, take a moment to thank Governor Wolf for his recent initiatives to tackle charter reform. Urgent: Support Pa. Governor’s fight to reform charter schools

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ICYMI: PA’s 2019-2020 state budget is a wrap. Here is what is in it for public schools

A summary from our allies at Education Voters of PA The state budget is done and a last-ditch effort made by anti-public education lawmakers to include harmful charter school legislation in the school code bill was defeated. Governor Wolf stood strong with our public schools and House Bill 357, which would have stripped control from […]

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ICYMI – PA Republicans pass massive charter school & school voucher expansion

Form our friends at Education Voters of PA: Last week in the House, Republicans passed four charter school bills. One bill in the package, HB 357, is the Holy Grail expansion bill that the charter industry has been seeking for years. If HB 357 becomes law, charter school expansion will be turbocharged throughout the commonwealth. […]

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