Today’s Top Stories for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 View All Stories

Pa. Teacher Elected NEA Leader

Becky Pringle, a physical science teacher from Pennsylvania and PSEA member, was elected vice president of the National Education Association, the nation's largest union of public education employees.   More »

Member Spotlight: James Bishop

For James Bishop, education has always been a huge part of life. And he wants to do everything he can to make sure public education in Pennsylvania is on the right track.

 

PSEA proudly joins the Campaign for Fair Education Funding

It's time to reverse the governor's devastating school funding cuts, and create a fair, sustainable funding formula to make sure that every student in Pennsylvania has the opportunity to succeed. More than 40 organizations, including education groups from across the state, the business community, labor organizations, religious organizations, and community groups formed a new, unprecedented coalition to make these goals a reality: the Campaign for Fair Education Funding.  More »

10/21/2014


Gov. Corbett calls for continued public review of state academic standards

Just a year after praising the passage of Pennsylvania Core Standards, the state's adaptation of national Common Core academic standards, Gov. Tom Corbett is calling for "continued public review" of English-language arts and math standards in elementary and secondary schools. The announcement leaves school administrators and educators scrambling to determine next steps, now that Gov. Corbett appears to be backing away from his administration's own policy.  More »

9/18/2014


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