Pa. House panel advances bill to ease teacher shortage | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The bill would encourage paraprofessionals and other school support staff to go back to college to earn their teaching credentials.
What Pa’s advocacy community had to say about Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget | Friday Morning Coffee
A view, across the spectrum of issues, on the Democratic governor's first spending blueprint.
Higher salaries, more respect: Report offers path to solving teacher shortage | Friday Coffee
The NEA report '[lays] out a multiyear strategy to recruit and retain highly qualified educators,' PSEA President Rich Askey said.
‘This is not sustainable’: Pa. educators detail staffing shortage, urge legislative relief
Before the pandemic, there was already a growing staffing shortage, especially among classroom substitutes, and COVID-19 has only exacerbated educational challenges.
As school starts in Pa., we need to follow the CDC’s mask-wearing guidance | Opinion
In states with lax mask rules and high COVID-19 case counts, we’re seeing the exact kind of news that we don’t want to see in Pennsylvania.
Say no to largest transfer of taxpayer dollars out of public schools in Pa. history | Opinion
PSEA supports high-quality charter and cyber charter schools. That’s why we feel so strongly that there needs to be accountability for charter schools and the boards, administrators, and for-profit management companies that operate some of them.
With stimulus money flowing to Pa. schools, we need to help students catch up | Opinion
What comes next? Our students do, now and always.
To reopen our schools safely, Pennsylvania needs Congress’ help | Opinion
PSEA is joining educators, parents, and community leaders to urge Congress to invest $175 billion in our nation’s schools, colleges, and universities.
Wherever educators are, we’re there for our students | Opinion
We share a common goal. We want to educate and serve the students of Pennsylvania, while keeping everyone safe and healthy.