Posts Categorized: education

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

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