New PSEA Advisories on flexible instructional days

PSEA issued new advisories for EA and ESP members regarding PDE's recently approved pilot program allowing local education agencies (LEA) to seek approval to offer flexible instruction days as alternative methods of instruction. The program is in response to requests by LEAs to offer online learning as make-up days due to inclement weather.  More »

Computer Science Education Week is Dec. 8-12

Computer science and programming jobs have become some of the fastest-growing careers in Pennsylvania and across the country. Computer Science Education Week aims to expand computer science education opportunities to all students, to help to light the pathway to new careers.  More »

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School Performance Profiles distort the picture of student achievement

For the second year in a row, Pennsylvania School Performance Profiles are little more than a source of confusion and frustration for school districts and educators.  More »

NEA vice president celebrates American Education Week at Pa. school

NEA Vice President Becky Pringle had a homecoming of sorts during this year's American Education Week celebration, when she returned to the Western Pennsylvania elementary school where she completed her student teaching in the 1970s. Pringle joined PSEA President Mike Crossey to visit classrooms and read to students at Turner Elementary School in Wilkinsburg.  More »

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