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Tom Seidenberger ( Berks , Bucks , Northampton and Lehigh counties )
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PSBA President Dr . Art Levinowitz urges boards to work toward equity and PSBA CEO Nathan Mains challenges school leaders to sharpen their focus .
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A collection of newsworthy items , brief updates , announcements and even a quick quiz to test your knowledge of the Keystone state .
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A snapshot of recent resources and highlights , in case you missed it .
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Who has the time ? Now you do . This feature highlights some of the major events impacting public education during the last few months .
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Rep . Rosemary Brown , R - Monroe ( part ), discusses charter school funding reform legislation , funding for public school infrastructure and effective advocacy .
29 member profile
Meet Joyce S . Wilkerson , board president at the School District of Philadelphia .
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Tammie Burnaford , superintendent at the Bellefonte Area School District , discusses how her district has addressed equity challenges over the past year .
34 making money count
Take a fresh look at simple ways for school districts to save money .
37 by the numbers
Compare your school districts ’ substitute teacher compensation with that of other districts .
43 bright ideas
PA SEED ’ s STEM ecosystem is increasing equity and engagement in science , technology , engineering and math education for students in Montgomery , Bucks , Chester and Delaware counties .
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Edgenuity outlines solutions for customized learning to improve student outcomes .
55 it ’ s the law
Examine the internal predecisional deliberation exception under the Right-to-Know Law and consider which documents may fall within it .
62 Q & A
Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions related to school governance .
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