Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera Meets with PSLA’s President Michael Nailor and President-Elect Allison Burrell
“Let’s grab this chance to fix a broken school-funding system”
In her letter to the editor, former school librarian Debra Kachel addresses the need for change in Pennsylvania’s school funding system. She references the fact that PA has the “widest funding gap between wealthy and poor school districts of any state in the nation.” Debra calls upon the sate legislature to create a fair formula to fix education funding for public schools, rather than rely on property taxes.
PSLA Study Shows Decline in Librarian Positions
In a study conducted by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association, it was found that Certified School Librarian positions have decreased dramatically in previous years. More positions are being eliminated than added in school districts within the Commonwealth.