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Governor Wolf Announces $1 Billion for Lead and Asbestos Remediation in Schools

Our educator brothers and sisters are leading the fight for safe schools and the protection of their students. School districts across Pennsylvania, rural and urban, are faced with crumbling infrastructure and outdated facilities with serious lead and asbestos problems. Governor Wolf announced this week that he is taking steps to get school districts the resources they deserve. Read More

Labor’s Fund Our Facilities Coalition Applauds Progress on Lead in Schools

Our brothers and sisters of PFT Local 3, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, and the Philadelphia Council, AFLCIO are part of Fund Our Facilities, a coalition of union leaders, local and state legislators, and community partners focused on “securing funding for improvements to school buildings”.  This week the coalition secured a win to reduce lead exposure in Philadelphia schools. Read More