Posts Categorized: education

Primary Election Voters’ Guide is Online Now!

April 12, 2012 | 8 comments | Posted in education, Family, Life, marriage, Politics | Tags: , ,

View the Pennsylvania Family Council Primary Voters’ Guide

Primary Election Guides posted and ready to print! Races covered: President US Senate US House (contested races only) Attorney General (contested race only) Auditor General (contested race only State Senate (contested races … Read more

School Choice – So You Can Decide What Your Child Eats for Lunch

February 15, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , ,

Now the government wants to tell you what you should feed your children for lunch? Is this communist China?

A mother in Hoke County complains her daughter was forced to eat a school lunch because a government inspector determined her … Read more

School District Gets Invitation to Court after Denying Elementary School Student

February 1, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

Religious Liberty & Free Speech Over Christmas Party Invitation

Randy Wenger, Chief Counsel of the Independence Law Center and attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund were in court again this morning here in Pennsylvania fighting for your religious liberty and … Read more

School Choice Needed for PA Students

January 16, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , ,

From Commonwealth Foundation President, Matt Brouillette:

Instead of a one-size-fits-all system of education, we need to fully embrace an education marketplace where choice and competition is the rule rather than the exception.

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What Would You Do to Make Pennsylvania a Better Place?

December 27, 2011 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Health, Life, marriage, Politics, Radio | Tags:

If you were running the state of Pennsylvania, what resolutions would you choose to make Pennsylvania a better place?

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Former Philly Superintendent Applies for Unemployment After Large Payout

November 30, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , ,

Former Philly schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, who was paid a $905,000 buyout (in public money) to leave the city, applied for unemployment benefits this month.

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Large Crowd Rallies for School Choice at Capitol

November 16, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , , ,

Hundreds of students and teachers, many sporting red T-shirts in support of a recently passed state Senate measure to expand school choice options, crammed the Capitol rotunda on Tuesday to attend a rally supporting Senate Bill 1, andGov. Tom Read more

New Teacher Evaluation Bill Up For Committee Vote

November 16, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , , ,

The House Education Committee will consider House Bill 1980, introduced by Rep. Ryan Aument.  Rep. Aument’s bill would increase rating categories from two (satisfactory and unsatisfactory) to four (distinguished, proficient, needs improvement and failing). Student achievement will count for … Read more

State Legislature Has Key Issues Left to Vote on This Year

November 14, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Life, Politics | Tags: , ,

Senate Bill 732, the abortion clinic regulations bill, and SB 1, the school choice bill are just two of important legislation that the state house and senate need to come together on to pass before November 30th.

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From Dr. Albert Mohler: The Tragic Lessons of Penn State

November 10, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

Dr. Albert Mohler writes an insightful piece on the Penn State scandal, and the broader changes that should result from it.

“The detonation of the Penn State scandal must shake the entire nation into a new moral awareness.”

http://www.albertmohler.com/2011/11/10/the-tragic-lessons-of-penn-state-a-call-to-action/Read more