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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

Take Action: Join AFT Pennsylvania In the Fight to Protect Education

The following is from AFT-Pennsylvania. On Monday, the PA House and Senate will return from the Memorial Day recess to pass a state budget, which is due by midnight, June 30. They’ll be in session all month. Budget bills and other legislation will move quickly, and AFT Pennsylvania will keep you up to date on bills that affect our schools and members. Read More