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New Resource Provides Additional Benefits for PFT Members & their Families!

Tuition Reimbursement: Deadline March 11

Your negotiating team pursued and won an increase in tuition reimbursement eligibility.

Eligible PFT members received communication directly from the District about how to apply for reimbursement for courses taken in 2021. Approved candidates will receive up to $600 reimbursement for credits taken in 2021.

Application, proof of payment, and accompanying official transcripts must be sent in by March 11, 2022.

Eligible members include the following:

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Endorses Shapiro for Governor

PHILADELPHIA—In a vote Tuesday evening, PFT's Executive Board voted unanimously to endorse Attorney General Josh Shapiro in his candidacy for Governor: 

"The PFT's Executive Board, duly elected by the entire membership, represents more than 13,000 members of the PFT. In reviewing an endorsement request from Attorney General Shapiro, the Board unanimously voted to support his candidacy for Governor. As a body, the Board believes that Attorney General Shapiro's candidacy represents a critical inflection point not only for public education, but also for democracy as a whole.