Teachers and support staff @ the PA School for the Deaf in Philadelphia vote overwhelmingly for union representation.More
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Fast Facts about Governor Wolf's Education Budget Proposal (Early childhood, K-12, community college and state-supported universities.)
“During his campaign, Governor Wolf promised to reinvest in our schools, to rebuild the middle class and to make Pennsylvania’s tax system fairer. The governor’s first budget delivers on all counts," AFTPA President Ted Kirsch said following the governor's first budget address. Read Ted's full statement here.
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AFT Pennsylvania President Ted Kirsch called the SRC's vote authorizing five new charter schools in Philadelphia "unconscionable," 'irresponsible" and "fiscally unsustainable."
AFT Pennsylvania President Ted Kirsch said Wednesday that he supports Gov. Wolf's plan to tax natural gas extraction and reinvest the proceeds in public education.
Ted Kirsch, AFTPA president, urged the SRC to return to the table to negotiate with the PFT following Thursday's PA Commonwealth Court ruling. Read Ted's statement.