State law in PA says teachers must get 10 paid sick days a year

02.17.17 | Bob Price

But Senator John Eichelberger wants to eliminate those guarantees and let each school district negotiate that benefit with individual teachers’ unions.

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is on board noting that each district knows better than Harrisburg how to compensate their teachers.

But the state's largest teachers union calls the senate bill an “attack” on teachers and thinks school boards and lawmakers need to be focus on more important education issues.