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August 30, 2023

"Once again, the Republican led Pennsylvania State Senate is not only refusing to address their legally (and morally) mandated responsibility to provide Pennsylvania’s students with a thorough and efficient system of public education, Republican leadership is actively working to dismantle public education.


March 6, 2024

At a ratification meeting on March 6, PFT Members voted overwhelmingly to approve a Tentative Agreement to a one-year contract extension.

As per the PFT constitution, members present at the meeting voted on the agreement, and the results were as follows:

2096 YES (84%)

399 NO (16%)

On the approval of the one-year extension, PFT President Jerry T. Jordan said, 


December 1, 2023


PFT Members,

I am elated to begin December with some phenomenal news for you: on January 1st, your dental coverage is getting a MAJOR overhaul. 

JJ 082623


In response to the deadly mass shooting in Jacksonville, FL, when a white supremacist stole the lives of three Black individuals, PFT President Jerry Jordan issued the following statement:

PHILADELPHIA--"I am enraged and devastated by the deadly act of white supremacy in Jacksonville, Florida, where once again the catastrophic combination of racism and firearms has left a community shattered. 


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March 6, 2024

"Our young people deserve so much more. They deserve so much better. The scourge of gun violence must end. We need common-sense gun reform, and we need true investment in our communities."