WEBINAR: New School District Fact Sheets — What Do the Numbers Say About Your School District?
WEBINAR: RELEASE OF 2023 PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL DISTRICT FACT SHEETS Join PA Schools Work for our next Lunch & Learn webinar on Tuesday, April 4 at noon where the campaign will release its newest school district fact sheets. Advocates and school funding experts will break down what the new numbers mean for your school district and for PA’s public schools…Read More
NPE PRESENTS: HOW TO ADVOCATE EFFECTIVELY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS: FEBRUARY 28: 7:00 PM EST
From our friends at The Network for Public Education NPE PRESENTS: HOW TO ADVOCATE EFFECTIVELY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS: FEBRUARY 28: 7:00 PM EST Leticia Mederos is a lobbyist and strong public education advocate with over 20 years of experience working effectively with the House and Senate. She served as…Read More
A Zero-Hour State Budget-Related Request
I said the last request was the final one…but this budget season is stretching a little longer – and that’s because the Governor is demanding increases in public education funding! To get these increases passed, it’s essential to reach out yet another time to our local PA Senators, Browne and Scavello, to stress how important these increases are for…Read More
Helping the Governor stand strong during budget negotiations
One final request as budget season winds down. We’re hearing rumors that the majority leaders in Harrisburg are lowballing the Governor on the education budget and there are real concerns that the Governor might be willing to cave to their demands. Please contact Governor Wolf’s office to share your interactions with legislators and strongly urge him to hold firm…Read More
Final push for full and fair funding for public schools in this year’s state budget!
With lawmakers back in session, it might make more sense to contact your legislator in their Harrisburg office. Those numbers are included in the contact information below. While we’ve heard positive things from area Senators, there’s very little information coming out of Harrisburg on where things stand with budget negotiations. Given that, feel free to…Read More
Entering the home stretch in the push for full and fair funding for public schools in this year’s state budget!
Now that the holiday weekend is over and the budget negotiations enter their final weeks, it’s time to really make clear to Senators Browne, Scavello, and Boscola, that they must support our students. We’ve gotten positive feedback from all three – so please keep it up! Feel free to call your state representative (Ann Flood’s information is…Read More
Keep the Pressure Up!
We’re at the halfway point of the advocacy flood – keep the pressure up as you continue to advocate for full and fair basic education funding! Contact information for our area Senators and a link to find your legislator (as well as contact information for Representative Ann Flood, whose district covers a portion of Bethlehem Area…Read More
We must have full and fair funding for public schools in this year’s state budget!
It’s another week to call in support of full and fair funding for public schools! We’ve been reaching out to Senators Browne, Scavello, and Boscola. We’ve gotten positive feedback from all three – so please keep it up! This week, I’m also including contact information for Representative Ann Flood, whose district covers a portion of Bethlehem Area School…Read More
Fair Funding Advocacy Flood – Week 2!
This week is week 2 of our targeted advocacy efforts to get full and fair funding for public schools in this year’s state budget! Like you did last week, please reach out again to Senator Pat Browne and/or Senator Mario Scavello, two pivotal votes – and enlist others to do the same. These senators need to hear from us…Read More
Calling All Public Education Advocates!!!
Let’s go to Harrisburg for an advocacy day on Tuesday, May 24th! Organized by the good folks at Education Voters of PA Public Education Advocates are heading to Harrisburg to show state lawmakers that their constituents expect them to support Governor Wolf’s full funding proposal for education. We will have a home base in the…Read More