Corbett, legislature sued over school funding

AFT Pennsylvania President Ted Kirsch released a statement after six school districts, Philadelphia parents, the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools and the NAACP sued Gov. Corbett and state legislators for failing to provide Pennsylvania children with a "thorough and efficient" system.


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Judge issues injunction. Stops SRC imposing healthcare

Common Pleas Judge Nina Wright Padilla ruled in favor of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, granting the union a temporary injunction to stop the school district from imposing new healthcare plans on PFT members unilaterally. 


Wall Street deals costing schools, municipalities billions

Following a new report detailing how Wall Street sold toxic deals to school districts and municipalities that are costing communities billions in fees, interest and other payments, educators, parents, community members and local officials have joined together for a Day of Action in cities across the country.