Concerns About School Funding as PA Budget Deadline Nears

Posted at June 21, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Pennsylvania legislators are trying to close the state budget gap without raising new revenue. (Jim Bowen/Flickr) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Education advocates in … Continued

Apply Now for EPLC’s 2017-2018 PA Education Policy Fellowship Program

Applications are available now for the 2017-2018 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP).  The Education Policy Fellowship Program is sponsored in Pennsylvania by The Education Policy and Leadership Center (EPLC). Click here for the program calendar of sessions. With more than 500 … Continued

Tell PA Legislators: Invest More in Public School Students

From the Campaign for Fair Education Funding ( With two weeks remaining to the state’s budget deadline, it is imperative for lawmakers to hear from their constituents about the need to invest more in our public school students. The Governor … Continued

Urge PA Legislators to Support Public Education, Oppose Charter School Legislation

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania ( Lawmakers are in Harrisburg negotiating a state budget and considering legislation that will impact PA’s public school students. The PA House has already passed two pieces of legislation that would weaken public education in PA and … Continued

Trump’s Budget Cuts Funding for Public Schools While Funneling Money to Vouchers for Private Schools—Tell Congress No Public Money for Private Schools

From Americans United for Separation of Church and State ( See Action at end. May 23, 2017 by Liz Hayes in Wall of Separation Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was expected to finally reveal details of President Donald J. Trump’s long-promised federal school voucher … Continued

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