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PSBA Cuts Ties with National Organization After It Asks Biden for Help with Violence Threats

Tamanend Middle School in Warrington, Pa.
Emma Lee
Tamanend Middle School in Warrington, Pa.

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is cutting ties with its parent organization. WHYY’s Mallory Falk reports the move comes after the National School Board Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking for federal help with harassment and violent threats against school board members.

(Original air-date: 10/18/21)

Mallory Falk is an education reporter as part of WHYY’s Keystone Crossroads team. She was previously based in El Paso, Texas, where she covered immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border for KERA News and the Texas Newsroom. She also served as the first-ever education reporter for WWNO, New Orleans Public Radio. A born and bred Pittsburgher, Mallory is thrilled to share education stories from across the state.