AFTPA opposes eliminating school property taxes

AFT Pennsylvania's Executive Council has approved a resolution opposing legislative efforts to eliminate school property taxes across the commonwealth. The resolution was approved unanimously by the Executive Council March 10. The property tax elimination bill has not been introduced yet.

AFTPA Applauds Cyber-Charter Funding Bill

AFTPA supports a proposal by PA Rep. James Roebuck that would change the way the state funds cyber-charter schools and return nearly $400 million to public schools - without raising taxes.