Posts Categorized: education

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

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: ,

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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