Posts Categorized: education

Governor Wolf Puts Children’s Education At Risk by Blocking EITC Approval

December 18, 2015 | 5 comments | Posted in education | Tags: ,

Governor Wolf is hurting thousands of families across Pennsylvania by blocking scholarship award approval letters for the much needed Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC).

It’s a sacrifice every year for families who choose private or Christian schooling for their children, … Read more

10 Answers to Questions on Christmas in Public Schools

December 14, 2015 | No comments | Posted in education, First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: ,

It’s Christmas season – which not only means Christmas lights and carols but more instances of pushback on any mention of “the reason for the season” or the celebration of Christmas – especially in public schools.

Sadly, every school district … Read more

Local Pennsylvania Ministry Wins Case, Can Continue to Bring the Gospel to School Children

December 4, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in education | Tags:

Joy El Ministries was within weeks of having their 50-year ministry to school children completely shut down. The Pennsylvania State Police had grounded their buses that were used to pick up school kids for a free, once-a-week religious education off … Read more

Is it fair to force a school to open girls restrooms to male students?

October 16, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in education, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Many of the concerns with the “Fairness Act”—the proposal that would add “sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression” to Pennsylvania’s non-discrimination law—may not hit very close to home to a lot of people. After all, only so many Pennsylvanians… Read more

Threat to Christian Schools is Real

September 18, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in education, First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , ,

Statements by a State Senator provide clear evidence that Pennsylvania Christian schools are at risk should SB 974 (the so-called “Fairness Act”) become law. At issue: What happens when a Christian school dismisses a teacher for engaging in a public … Read more

Planned Parenthood’s Formula for Sex Education

February 12, 2015 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Parental rights, Sexuality | Tags: ,

Warning: linked content is not suitable for children.

Thousands of young people – starting as early as age 6 – are taught sex-ed by Planned Parenthood every year.¹ This education could be summed up by the following:

Porn x (50… Read more

How You Can Partner With Us

December 26, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Children, College, education, Family | Tags: ,

As a partner with Pennsylvania Family Institute, you’re part of influencing the next generation – a recipe for stronger families.

Our involvement directly with families is rooted in our education initiative Family Choice Scholarship Program and the life-changing youth-leadership conferences … Read more

What this 100-year-old Math Teacher Thinks About Common Core

December 8, 2014 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags:

This is what 100-year-old Elementary school math teacher Madeline Scotto thinks about Common Core:

 

 

“How would you teach them 4 + 4?  She told me you add this and subtract this and….THEY’RE MAKING IT MORE COMPLICATED as far … Read more

Why students need to hear this message

October 23, 2014 | 2 comments | Posted in education, Sexuality | Tags: ,

There are some who are protesting the “controversial” guest speaker set to speak to Warwick High School students at an assembly next month.  Here are our insights on what is happening.

The invited speaker is Pam Stenzel. Her “controversial” message? … Read more

Abortion giant thinks they should be teaching this to your kids

October 2, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Parental rights | Tags: ,

Planned Parenthood’s Attack Shows Why You Need to Know Where Governor Candidates Stand on Protecting Your Family

Planned Parenthood has released a statement attacking Gov. Corbett for being opposed to a proposed mandate that would force all public schools to … Read more