Posts Categorized: education

Educational Resources for Parents

August 11, 2020 | No comments | Posted in Children, education, Family, Parental rights, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

Educational Options for Parents webinar:

Private School resources:

Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) – Find a school.Association of Classical Christian Schools – Find a schoolKeystone Christian Education Association (KCEA)

Homeschooling Resources:

Education Resource Center from the Commonwealth… Read more

COVID-19, Churches, Schools – See PFI’s latest (and upcoming) webinars

July 31, 2020 | 2 comments | Posted in Church, education | Tags:

For the full webinar library, visit pafamily.org/webinars Latest webinar: SCOTUS Church Ruling, and how Governors’ Orders Impact Churches and Ministries Next webinar: Wednesday, August 5th @ 7pm – Educational Options for Parents: Learn more about Christian schools and homeschooling. Free… Read more

Parents: Seize this Opportunity to Choose Your Children’s Education

July 24, 2020 | No comments | Posted in Children, education, Family, Parental rights, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , ,

By: Emily Kreps

As a mom here in Pennsylvania, I understand the stress that many parents are feeling and the questions we’re wondering as we approach this school year. Will Governor Wolf close the schools before they even open, or … Read more

Over 50 Pennsylvania Schools Districts Violate Constitutionally Protected Student Religious Speech

January 22, 2020 | No comments | Posted in education, Free Speech, Prayer | Tags:

Independence Law Center calls for districts to remedy policy violations.

(HARRISBURG, PA – January 22, 2020) Today, the Independence Law Center notified over 50 Pennsylvania school districts of their unconstitutional policies that target religious speech and are now calling on … Read more

Back To School: Remember to Pack Your Religious Freedom

August 26, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in education, First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags:

Several links below to resources on expressing your faith in school.

As children and college students head back to school, it’s always good to be reminded that religious liberty goes to school too. Please remember that your child has constitutionally-protected religious liberties … Read more

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education is the Healthiest Option for Youth

July 11, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in Children, education, Health, Parental rights, Sexuality, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

Ascend is a premier advocacy organization that promotes SRA, or Sexual Risk Avoidance, educational programs.  “Ascend is the nation’s leader in the SRA field. For over a decade, we have helped thousands of America’s youth make smart, forward-thinking choices about … Read more

Gov. Wolf’s EITC veto failed thousands of families. So what will our lawmakers do?

June 25, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Children, education | Tags:

By: Allison Rishel

In a move of colossal injustice, Governor Tom Wolf failed Pennsylvania’s families and children by vetoing an expansion of the highly popular Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Now he must answer to the tens of thousands … Read more

Governor Wolf Vetoes EITC Expansion Bill, Denies Opportunity for Families to Access the Best Education for their Children

June 18, 2019 | 2 comments | Posted in education | Tags:

Pennsylvania Family Institute today expresses disappointment with Governor Wolf’s veto of House Bill 800, which would have helped thousands of needy families by expanding the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

“Governor Wolf, with the stroke of his veto pen, … Read more

Action Needed: Help parents choose the right school for their child

June 13, 2019 | No comments | Posted in education, Parental rights | Tags: , , ,

House Bill 800, introduced by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), is a bill that will help more families to send their children to the school of their choice, including private school. It is now on the Governor’s desk and we … Read more

HB 800 will provide more educational choice for low-income families

May 8, 2019 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Parental rights | Tags: , , ,

Thank you Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), the House Republicans, and the four Democrats who voted to pass HB 800 today with a vote of 111-85. This bill will help more families to send their children to the school of … Read more