Pennsylvania students, teachers, parents and community leaders will stage Day of Action events on Monday, Dec. 9, in 100 cities across the country. Join an event in Philly or Pgh.More
The conventional wisdom that young workers don’t care about pensions was turned on its ear by the Great Recession. A Towers Watson survey found that people under 40 are working for and staying with employers that provide defined benefit (DB) pensions. Find out why retirement security matters to younger employees, too.
On Monday, Dec. 9, in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and across the country, parents, educators and community groups are coming together for a National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education: Our Schools, Our Solutions. Get details on the Philadelphia Day of Action here and the Pittsburgh Day of Action here.
“Moving crews” in jumpsuits and dozens of protesters in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh greeting Gov. Corbett with chants of "One Term Tom" has the unpopular governor toured the state on a re-election campaign kickoff tour. As a U-Haul moving truck circled the blocks bearing a sign that read "Send Corbett Packing" education advocates exposed the devastating impact Corbett's billion-dollar-budget-cuts have had on schools across the state.
The Senate is taking up a far-reaching charter reform bill that includes provisions that would undermine the financial stability of our school districts. Contact your PA senator NOW. Make your views known on charter law reform.