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Pennsylvania’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act Waiver is Approved

Press Release from PA Department of Education Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) has approved Pennsylvania’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waiver which allows for a one-year pause in the use of the state’s School Performance Profile (SPP). Governor Wolf and Education Secretary Pedro A. […]

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Education Advocacy Still Needed in Final Days of Budget Talks

There is still time to contact your representatives and senators – thanks! The PA League of Women Voters supports:  SB 910, legislation incorporating the recommendations of the Basic Education Funding Commission has passed the Senate Education Committee and has wide-spread bi-partisan support in the Senate.    While there is support for the Commission’s recommendations in the […]

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