NEWS

We took a cyber charter to court–AND WON!!

We took a cyber charter to court–AND WON!!

In May of 2022, we learned that Commonwealth Charter Academy (CCA), PA’s largest cyber charter school, which received nearly $400 million in revenue in 2022, was providing families with hundreds of dollars per student in reimbursements each year using a...

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This is a Budget Worth Fighting For

On Tuesday, February 6th, Governor Josh Shapiro gave his 2024-2025 state budget address. Below please find details of the funding proposals in the budget, including links to spreadsheets that will download and open as Excel files.. Click HERE to read the full response...

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Governor Shapiro’s proposed, historic investment in public K-12 schools deserves strong support;  a new private school voucher program that could make these investments in public schools short lived must be opposed.

For Immediate Release February, 6, 2024 Governor Shapiro’s proposed, historic investment in public K-12 schools deserves strong support;  a new private school voucher program that could make these investments in public schools short lived must be opposed....

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Thank you for a great 2023!

This was quite a year for public education in Pennsylvania and our team is very grateful for the work that we’ve done together. On February 7th, students won a historic victory in Commonwealth Court. Our collective efforts are building the statewide movement we...

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The Good, Bad & Ugly in PA’s budget resolution

Lawmakers ended a five-month budget stalemate on Wednesday (December 13th) when they passed code bills that finished up the 2023-2024 state budget. Below we look at the good, the bad, and the ugly for K-12 schools in the School Code, House Bill 301. Please don’t...

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PA’s Beautiful Movement to Fund Public Schools

PA’s Beautiful Movement to Fund Public Schools

On Tuesday, November 14th, more than 250 Pennsylvanians rallied on the Capitol steps in Harrisburg in support of a state funding system that will ensure ALL children have access to the comprehensive, effective, contemporary public education they are guaranteed by the...

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Public Education is on the Ballot on November 7

Public education is on the ballot on Tuesday, November 7. Make sure to vote in person,or if you have already mailed in a ballot, check your ballot status HERE to ensure it has been received. If you have any issues with your ballot being rejected, you should...

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Submit a comment to the Basic Education Funding Commission

We invite you to join an important effort to help ensure that the Pennsylvania legislature and Governor Shapiro take action to develop a constitutional school funding system in the commonwealth. We are asking individuals to submit public comments to the Basic...

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Help us grade the Basic Education Funding Commission

Help us grade the Basic Education Funding Commission

Join us in Harrisburg on Tuesday, November 14th, as we help prepare the Basic Education Funding Commission for its final report. We will gather on the front Capitol steps (rain or shine) with our giant report card to tell Governor Shapiro and members of the Basic...

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Webinar: How School Vouchers Hurt Students

We are so excited that Dr. Josh Cowen, a national expert on school vouchers, will be joining Ed Voters for a webinar about school vouchers on Tuesday, October 10th at noon. Click HERE to register for the webinar. Dr. Cowen is a Professor of Education Policy at...

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The Table for Constitutional School Funding in PA

On February 7, 2023, Commonwealth Court ruled definitively that Pennsylvania’s school funding system is unconstitutional. A month later Governor Shapiro stated during his budget address, “[The judge’s] remedy was for us to get around the table and come up with a...

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