NEWS

Stand up for PA students by supporting Ed Voters!

It has been a tremendous year for Ed Voters—and I could not be more thankful. With this year’s state budget, we won a historic increase in education funding, including the Level Up approach that accelerates funding to districts that need it most. We saw the...

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Become a school board monitor!

Throughout the commonwealth extremists are attacking public schools. They are pushing book bans and trying to control what is taught in classrooms. They are attacking teachers. And they are even targeting students. Ed Voters is launching a school board monitor program...

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 School Funding 101 + Funding Our Future-November 29, 7-8 PM

We are delighted to be teaming up with Teach Plus and PA Schools Work for a webinar that will help put in perspective the importance of our work advocating for adequate and equitable funding for Pennsylvania's public schools in 2023. Click HERE to register for the...

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Go Back to School with Ed Voters!

School is back in session and that means it's time to hit the books-or the Google Classroom! We are excited to share with you our brand new Education Voters of PA issues and advocacy training series! The modules in our series will give parents and advocates an...

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Democracy in education and the importance of school boards

From January to May of this year I had the pleasure of collaborating with six university students in a course that focused on democracy in education. The purpose of the project was to support Education Voters PA in better understanding the role of school boards as...

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Here is what happened during the final day in court!

Yesterday, July 26, 2022, attorneys for the school funding lawsuit had their final day in court. They presented oral arguments to the judge during a lively day in the courtroom. The case is now is in the judge's hands. She has thousands of pages of documents to review...

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Public Education Champion Fellowship Opportunity

We are delighted to announce our brand new Education Voters Public Education Champion fellowship program. This program was created for parents and community members who care about their local public schools and are ready to step up and be vocal and engaged in...

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What can we expect in the state budget next week?

With less than a week to enact a budget by the June 30th deadline, Pennsylvania House and Senate members were sent home until Monday, June 27th to give their leaders time to negotiate the details of a final budget agreement with the Wolf Administration. Presumably...

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#WeWorkforEducation: Advocates take Action!

On Tuesday, advocates throughout the commonwealth made a difference for PA public school students! Parents, teachers, students, and community members called from home and came out to Harrisburg to meet with lawmakers and urge them to support a $1.75 billion increase...

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Harrisburg’s latest voucher scheme passed the PA House

The PA House passed HB 2169, Harrisburg's latest school voucher bill, by a vote of 104-98. And it is a doozy.   Click HERE to see how PA House members voted on HB 2169. HB 2169 would remove $144 million from school districts and give the money to parents in an...

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How much $$ did a cyber charter waste on a parade?

It took many hours of work, many months of waiting, and untold tax dollars wasted on high-priced lawyers paid for by Commonwealth Charter Academy, but we finally are as close as we’ll ever be to knowing how much CCA paid for students to march in the 6abc Dunkin’...

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