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Educators share their stories, speak up for schools in the state Capitol

PSEA members from across the state traveled to Harrisburg in June to participate in Advocates for Children and Education (ACE) Lobby Days.   More »

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This summer, Jake Miller will take part in the prestigious Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Albert H. Small Student & Teacher Institute. 

 

State House and Senate pass 2016-17 budget bills that increase school funding

This week, the House and Senate each passed their own versions of a 2016-17 state spending plan. Both budget bills include a $200 million increase in basic education funding and a $20 million increase for special education.   More »

6/30/2016


Senate keeps up push to cut educators' pension benefits

A pension bill could be headed to a legislative committee that will hash out differences between the state House and Senate. It's unclear what will happen next, but one thing that is clear is Senate leaders are trying to resurrect a pension plan that undermines the retirement security PSEA members and other public workers have earned and paid for.  More »

6/27/2016


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