Posts Categorized: education

What this 100-year-old Math Teacher Thinks About Common Core

December 8, 2014 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags:

This is what 100-year-old Elementary school math teacher Madeline Scotto thinks about Common Core:

 

 

“How would you teach them 4 + 4?  She told me you add this and subtract this and….THEY’RE MAKING IT MORE COMPLICATED as far … Read more

Why students need to hear this message

October 23, 2014 | 2 comments | Posted in education, Sexuality | Tags: ,

There are some who are protesting the “controversial” guest speaker set to speak to Warwick High School students at an assembly next month.  Here are our insights on what is happening.

The invited speaker is Pam Stenzel. Her “controversial” message? … Read more

Abortion giant thinks they should be teaching this to your kids

October 2, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Parental rights | Tags: ,

Planned Parenthood’s Attack Shows Why You Need to Know Where Governor Candidates Stand on Protecting Your Family

Planned Parenthood has released a statement attacking Gov. Corbett for being opposed to a proposed mandate that would force all public schools to … Read more

The Pennsylvania Conference on Faith & Society – October 10-11, 2014

June 10, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in College, education, Life, marriage | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Pennsylvania Family Institute, in partnership with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, is pleased to announce a first-of-its-kind event for college students: The Pennsylvania Conference on Faith & Society. We will host nationally renowned speakers such as Ryan Anderson of the … Read more

Christian Home School Family Allowed to Stay!

March 4, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Kate Boyle

Homeschooling has been illegal in Germany since it was outlawed by Adolf Hitler in 1938. For that reason, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike came to America seeking religious and educational freedom for themselves and their family.

In 2006, … Read more

Facebook Offers New Gender Options to Users

February 17, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Children, College, education, Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

by Kate Boyle

What happened to male or female, boy or girl, man or woman? Well, in the land of Facebook, those gender distinctions are no longer the only options available. Facebook announced on Thursday that they would now be … Read more

Harrisburg 101 Off the Launchpad

January 29, 2014 | 3 comments | Posted in education, Politics | Tags: , , ,

by Michael Geer

Despite the 6 degree weather and the prospect of our State Capitol building being filled with union protesters, about a dozen citizens from throughout central Pennsylvania braved the elements and joined us for our inaugural Harrisburg 101 … Read more

Take Action to Provide More Parental Freedom in Education

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

As parents, we want to be able to choose the education for our children and have the government respect those choices. There is currently a bill in the State House that would provide more freedom for parents who choose to … Read more

Geneva College Doesn’t Have to Provide Abortifacients, Judge Rules

December 24, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , ,

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Geneva College doesn’t have to provide its employees with insurance coverage for contraception, abortion-inducing drugs and other “preventive services,” under a decision issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti.

The decision is another … Read more

PA Family Institute to House Education Committee: Protect Religious Preschools, Parental Choice

October 30, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Children, education, Parental rights, Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen, V.P. for Policy

Yesterday, I testified for the Pennsylvania Family Institute on a panel before the state House Education Committee. We were there to support long-needed legislation – HB 1588 –  to protect church-affiliated educational preschool programs … Read more