Posts Categorized: education
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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