PA House Poised to Ram Through Horrible Charter Bill

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We need your help to stop HB 97. The PA House may vote on this deeply flawed charter school legislation next week, as early as Monday, April 24th. We had hoped that the PA House would work toward charter reform that would protect taxpayers and students and improve PA’s system of public education. Our hopes were misplaced. […]

We Can Do This

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As we brace for what promises to be an all-out assault on our children’s public schools from politicians in both Washington, DC and Harrisburg, we must remember that our grassroots people power has successfully defended our children and their public schools before, and we will defend them again. In this new climate, however, we will need […]

Join the July 27th Statewide Call to Action: Lawmakers must take steps toward ending PA’s school funding crisis this year

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State lawmakers must take steps to end PA’s school funding crisis this year. Lawmakers are negotiating a budget in Harrisburg right now and need to hear from you. Click HERE for your lawmakers’ contact information. Call and email your state representative and state senator TODAY and tell them to support a new investment of $400 million in K-12 […]

Tell lawmakers to fund our schools

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Pennsylvania’s school funding crisis is an urgent problem that must be addressed this year. Our children get only one opportunity to receive the education that they will need to be successful students in school today and productive citizens in the Commonwealth tomorrow. Join parents, families, and community members, throughout PA in calling on state lawmakers  […]

Join the Call to Action–it’s time to end the gridlock and fund our schools!

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Tuesday, March 8, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees held hearings on the education funding request for the 2016-2017 state budget–without having a full education budget for 2015-2016 in place! We are working with our allies from the Campaign for Fair Education Funding to have a statewide Call to Action Day to send a message to state lawmakers that the […]

We Want to Hear From You!

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Over the past months, we have asked you to make your voices heard regarding the Pennsylvania budget and the importance of adequate, fair state funding for public schools. Now, we would like you to tell us how we can best support your interest in public education issues and your vision for public schools: Which issues […]