Back the Budget Surplus to Work for Public Schools

      CALL TO ACTION       Governor Wolf’s proposed budget would fully implement the Fair Funding Formula and provide additional support so that no district ends up worse off. This would mean nearly $176 million more in state Basic Education Funding support, and over $11 million more in state Special Education Funding, for […]

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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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Pa. gets chance to fix broken school funding systems – Letter to the editor

Please take a few minutes to read this and check out this upcoming event https://enewspaper.mcall.com/infinity/article_share.aspx?guid=27e51957-ed75-43c4-9c16-3190d739baea

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ALERT: Oppose Harrisburg’s plan to take hundreds of millions of dollars from our public schools

From Education Voters of PA:   On Monday, June 7th, the Republican-controlled Senate Education Committee voted to advance legislation that would take hundreds of millions of dollars away from students in our local public schools and steer this money into private/religious schools, tax breaks for businesses, and an expansion of unaccountable charter schools. Every year […]

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PA Charter Change Roundup: June 7, 2021

https://mailchi.mp/8a22425163ad/g1h5jkecl0-2488024?e=4fb57635fe

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WEBINAR TOMORROW: State of the PA Budget & Public School Funding

Tomorrow’s Webinar – The PA State Budget and the Generational Opportunity to Fund Public Education Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 9 at noon, we will be joined by the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Marc Stier and Education Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Susan Spicka to talk about how state legislators have the opportunity to make a bold investment […]

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PA Charter Change Roundup June 3

View the roundup HERE https://mailchi.mp/359cdd3a1e66/g1h5jkecl0-2487988?e=1d729ccc9e

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Fixing Pennsylvania’s Charter School Law to protect kids and (HB272/SB27)

This is from the daily newsletter PA Charter Change Roundup, produced by the Keystone Center for Charter Change at PSBA. For more info, check out their website PACharterChange.org. PA General Assembly Website, January 27, 2021 From:   Representative Joe Ciresi and Rep. Wendi Thomas To:       All House members In 1997 Google and Netflix didn’t exist, but Woolworth’s […]

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Join for a quick update on Harrisburg’s plans for public education

From Education Voters of PA, don’t miss out on this opportunity today. Over the next month, PA lawmakers and Governor Wolf will be negotiating a budget that is supposed to be signed into law by June 30th. What happens over the next month could have a profound impact on Pennsylvania’s educational landscape. And lawmakers appear to […]

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Inequity IN PENNSYLVANIA Public School Funding

Please view this Fair Funding fact sheet created by Dr. Myra Forrest and John Robertson from the Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation. CLICK HERE TO VIEW

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