Posts Tagged: education

Budget Crunch – Most PA Teachers Refused Pay Freeze

September 6, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

Teachers in nearly four out of five districts ignored Gov. Tom Corbett’s request for a voluntary pay freeze. Governor Corbett’s reaction: “You see a lot of teachers that were laid off in districts that refused to take a wage freeze, … Read more

Victory for Independence Law Center

June 29, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , , ,

Just got word from our chief counsel, Randy Wenger, that the Independence Law Center won a victory for Child Evangelism Fellowship in a dispute with the Harrisburg School District over “Good News Clubs.” More details to come.… Read more

At Least They’re Consistent (consistently wrong)

May 18, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

ACLU thinks its ok for women to go to abortion clinics with substandard safety regulations (compared to other surgery centers), but it’s dangerous for high schoolers to go to their graduation ceremony in a building with a cross on it. … Read more

Sex Ed in Downingtown

December 14, 2010 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Health, Politics, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , ,

Ok, so a parent or two in a local school district demand that it stop teaching abstinence only sex education, and require teaching of “comprehensive” sex ed. They claim that teaching young people that abstinence is the best way to … Read more

School Superintendent to Parents: Get Lost!

June 24, 2010 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Health, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

Provincetown, MA elementary school to offer condoms to 1-6 graders, and parents have NO SAY. Watch this CNN story for details. http://bit.ly/bEQS6o This brave new world will arrive in PA if HB 1163 becomes law. Take at stand!… Read more

The Postman Brings Word of Victory

May 24, 2010 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Politics | Tags: ,

I think you’ll be happy with this news about our efforts and our successes on your behalf – in support of religious liberty and family values.

Earlier today, we hosted one of our “State Street Briefings” – a luncheon series … Read more

30-percent of little girls have boyfriends, but should they?

March 24, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

The headline comes from Pure Freedom’s Dannah Gresh — an excellent organization that’s addressing one of the big problems in our culture — the promotion of sexuality at younger and younger ages. Here’s a portion of Dannah’s post, a link … Read more

School-based clinic arranges for teen abortion.

March 24, 2010 | No comments | Posted in education, Politics | Tags: , , , , ,

We at Pennsylvania Family Institute have long challenged the establishment of school-based clinics for three big reasons: 1) they facilitate and encourage teen sexual activity, which is not healthy; 2) they distribute contraceptives and present them as a fail-safe, when … Read more

PA’s Cyber schools threatened by legislation, 20,000 kids stand to lose their best options!

December 3, 2007 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania’s public cyber charter schools and the 20,000 kids who rely on them are set to take a big hit from the state legislature – to the delight of those opposed to parental choice in education, not the least of … Read more