Posts Categorized: education
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
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.
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.”
Thank you to all who called and emailed your State Senator about Senate Bill 1!
By a 27-22 vote, the state Senate passed a school voucher plan that is targeted to low-income children attending poor-performing schools. The bill now heads … Read more
Senate Bill 1 passed the Senate Education Committee this morning by a 9-2 vote. The school choice bill encompasses several advances in education reform: grants for children in the poorest performing schools in the state; expansion of the Education Improvement … Read more
Press Release 10-12-11
PA Family Council Applauds Gov. Corbett’s School Choice Initiative
(Harrisburg, October 12, 2011) Pennsylvania Family Council, the advocacy arm of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, applauds Gov. Tom Corbett’s initiative to expand school choice and provide stronger accountability … Read more
Governor Tom Corbett today outlined his agenda for education reform in Pennsylvania.
“We are set to start work on one of the most important jobs state government can do,” Corbett said, and that is to rearrange our priorities when it … Read more
I stopped by the Princeton Pro-Life website this morning, after noting that Dr. Russell Moore spoke at their Respect Life banquet last night. I was moved by the student group’s motto, Condiscipulorum Absentium Gratia, which translated means “for the sake … Read more
Teachers in nearly four out of five districts ignored Gov. Tom Corbett’s request for a voluntary pay freeze. Governor Corbett’s reaction: “You see a lot of teachers that were laid off in districts that refused to take a wage freeze, … Read more
Hear Dr. Paul Kengor, prominent expert on Ronald Reagan and the fall of Communism. Dr. Kengor is a professor of Political Science at Grove City College, … Read more