This is a round-up of education news from around the state and nation, from the Supreme Court ruling against mandatory teacher’s union dues, to an on-time state budget, to an emphasis on mental health supports for school safety.
Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PenSPRA “Excellence in Education” Communications Contest!
Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018
This is a round-up of education news from around the state and nation, from Congress rejecting President Trump’s education budget cuts, to legislation allowing school personnel to be armed, to increasing opposition for the education savings accounts bill.
Posted Thursday, March 22, 2018
This is a round-up of education news from around the state and nation, from students protesting for change in gun control laws, to a push for vouchers, to a strong link between poverty and PISA scores.
Posted Sunday, February 25, 2018
PenSPRA and PaPEF (the Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation) are proud to announce an exciting 2-day conference option, with nationally recognized speakers, hot topics in both school communications and education foundations, and time for collegial sharing and networking. Begin with specialized topics for your education foundation on Thursday, April 12th, starting at 10 a.m. Learn about Improving donor relationships, capital campaigns, getting your board on board, and starting your foundation. Next, enjoy a combined social hour Thursday evening, with lots of time to share stories with your PR colleagues. On Friday, we are in for an inspiring day with two sessions from Brian Woodland, a favorite nationally known NSPRA speaker, and a master of school PR wit and wisdom. There’s also a session on communicating with millennials. Pre-conference workshops with PaPEF are $25. Symposium registration for PenPSRA members is $125 and $150 for non-members. Enjoy lunch Thursday, the social hour Thursday evening and breakfast and lunch Friday with your registration. All the details are here!
This is a round-up of education stories from around the state and nation, from immigration issues as the DACA deadline nears, to increased student achievement with more access to breakfast, to a change at Facebook which could impact school district Facebook pages.
Posted Sunday, January 14, 2018