(The Center Square) – More than half of state school board associations have distanced themselves from the national association after it sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking for federal intervention to investigate parents who protest at local meetings.
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A controversy stemmed from a letter top directors from the NSBA sent to President Joe Biden in late September requesting federal assistance.
The Easton Area School District's proposed oversight of booster clubs would be cumbersome and a deterrent to volunteers, residents told the school board.
The eight-page draft to be reviewed Tuesday night during the school board's committee meeting seeks to ensure that "these activities should be consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the district and its board policies."
(The Center Square) – The National School Boards Association late Friday apologized to its members for a letter it sent to the Biden administration that compared parents protesting local school policies such as COVID-19 mask mandates and the teaching of critical race theory to acts of "domestic terrorism."
A chaotic Wednesday night at the Prince William County School Board meeting ended with the board unanimously approving a vaccine or testing mandate for all division staff as well significant changes to its citizen comment procedures.
The NASD has been in mourning for Michael Robert Gurdineer, 41, who died Sept. 8 of Covid-19.
EAST ROCKHILL — A Perkasie resident says the Pennridge School Board email sent to district families and posted on the district's Facebook page regarding the board's disagreement with the state requiring face masks in schools was a violation of the state's Sunshine Act, also known as the Open Meetings Law.
Students and staff at all K-12 schools and day care centers in Pennsylvania are required to wear masks.
Northampton Area School District Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik asked for the extra security after Steve Lynch's recent speech at a rally.