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AFT PA STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR WOLF’S CHARTER SCHOOL REFORMS

Our brothers and sisters at the AFT-PA issued a statement on Governor Wolf’s announcement on Charter Schools. Currently, Pennsylvania’s charter school laws are among the worst in the country. Here’s what Arthur Steinberg, newly elected President of AFT-PA representing 36,000 educators across the Commonwealth, has to say about the proposal: P “We are very encouraged by Governor Wolf’s announcement today that he will back legislation to address commonsense charter school reforms in Pennsylvania, including transparency requirements, a cap on cyber charter enrollment and a moratorium on new cyber charter schools. Read More

Release: Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls for Action on Bruce Mansfield Power Plant as President Trump Visits Monaca

(HARRISBURG, PA) – The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, the state federation of labor unions representing 700,000 working men and women, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, have issued the following joint statement regarding President Donald Trump’s visit to Monaca, PA: “It’s a tale of two cities in western Pennsylvania. Read More