Posts Tagged: education

Bipartisan School Choice Bill Passes House with 73% Support (Roll Call)

March 14, 2017 | 2 comments | Posted in education | Tags: , ,

The PA House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed an expansion to Pennsylvania’s landmark school choice program that has helped thousands of families find the best education option for their children. HB250, championed by State Representative Mike Turzai, passed with a … Read more

Yes on HB250 – Help give more families education options

March 13, 2017 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , ,

Legislative Alert: House Bill 250

Pennsylvania’s landmark programs, the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC), have helped parents make the best choice for their children’s education. Under these programs, businesses are allowed to direct some … Read more

Christian Home School Family Allowed to Stay!

March 4, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Kate Boyle

Homeschooling has been illegal in Germany since it was outlawed by Adolf Hitler in 1938. For that reason, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike came to America seeking religious and educational freedom for themselves and their family.

In 2006, … Read more

Take Action to Provide More Parental Freedom in Education

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

As parents, we want to be able to choose the education for our children and have the government respect those choices. There is currently a bill in the State House that would provide more freedom for parents who choose to … Read more

Common Core Resources

October 8, 2013 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , ,

Are you looking for more information on Common Core, and how it affects you in Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania Family Institute has gathered the following links to national and state groups who provide some great information and analysis for parents and others … Read more

Geneva College Granted Reprieve

June 19, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, College, education, Life, Politics, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Good news: Pennsylvania’s Geneva College gets court reprieve from Obama/ HHS abortion pill & contraceptive mandate while case moves forward. Said Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Greg Baylor:

“All Americans should be free to live according to their faith rather than … Read more

How much do cyber charter schools really cost?

March 13, 2013 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , ,

From the Commonwealth Foundation:

With the House Education Committee set to consider new legislation on reducing cyber school funding, the discussion has turned again to how much cyber schools “actually” cost and whether they receive too much money.… Read more

Seeing No Evil

November 27, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Politics, Voting | Tags: , ,

There has understandably been much analysis into the election results, and there will be much more to come. Some is good and helpful; others, not so much.   In this insightful article, Dennis Prager  takes a deeper look at one particular … Read more

New Scholarship Program Opportunity for Businesses to Help Pennsylvania Kids

August 2, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , ,

From the Commonwealth Foundation:

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development issued new guidelines regarding the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program.Businesses can begin applying for tax credits on August 8.

Information for parents and students is Read more

As State Budget Deadline Looms, New Opportunity for School Choice in Pennsylvania!

June 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Politics | Tags: , ,

by Tom Shaheen

With State Budget Facing Deadline, We May See More School Choice in Pennsylvania!

As PA House and Senate leaders and Gov. Corbett hammer out a state budget with the June 30th deadline looming, we hear that there … Read more