News & Legislation
If you are a new PASBO member, and you have never attended the PASBO Annual Conference, you are eligible to apply for a conference scholarship, graciously provided by AXA Advisors. Please consider taking advantage of this opportunity and applying for a scholarship to the 2020 PASBO Annual Conference, which will be held in Pittsburgh from March 17-20, 2020.
Late last month, the Education Policy and Leadership Center awarded Jay Himes with the prestigious Edward Donley Education Policy Leadership Award for his policy engagement during his twenty-three years of service as executive director of PASBO.
The Special Education Funding Commission, reconvened under Act 16 of 2019 to review the special education funding formula, began its process of taking testimony and evaluating the efficacy of the current special education funding formula. The Commission, made up of legislators from both chambers and parties, along with administration officials, has until November 30 to issue recommendations for revisions to the formula for 2020-21.