Posts Categorized: education

Three Examples Why President Obama’s Bathroom Decree Goes Too Far

May 13, 2016 | 2 comments | Posted in education | Tags: ,

President Obama is now bullying every Pennsylvanian and American with the problematic policy decree he just released today.  This has no force of law or legal authority behind it, but it does put schools at risk of losing federal … Read more

If Obama Was King, He’d Take Away Student’s Right to Privacy

May 13, 2016 | 1 comment | Posted in education | Tags:

But President Obama is not King…remind your school districts of that fact.

Today the Obama administration has made a “directive” to public schools that they are to open up women’s locker rooms and restrooms to the opposite sex. This has … Read more

Call Governor Wolf – Will our kids get to keep their best teachers?

May 12, 2016 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , ,

On Governor Wolf’s desk is HB 805, which would end Pennsylvania’s seniority-based layoff practice, ensuring children have access to a high-quality learning experience. “Pennsylvania is one of the last states to base teacher layoff decisions purely on seniority. My bill… Read more

Applications available for Family Choice Scholarship Program

February 10, 2016 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Parental rights | Tags: ,

Student aid applications are now being accepted for our Family Choice Scholarship Program – an initiative of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, part of the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) – for the 2016-2017 academic … Read more

Governor Wolf Gifts Some Hope to Low-Income Families; Orders Release of EITC & OSTC Approval Letters

December 25, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Politics, pro-life | Tags: ,

Helping to make Christmas this year a little brighter for children in low-income families, Governor Wolf has just ordered the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to release the approval letters to all businesses for the Educational Improvement Tax … Read more

Gov. Wolf – No Excuses. Release the Letters NOW!

December 21, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in education, Parental rights, Politics | Tags: ,

Stop holding our kids hostage & release the EITC letters now: 717-787-2500

Would you want to tell your child they have to go to a different school next year? Not because you’re moving. Not because of their grades. All because … Read more

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