Posts Categorized: education

School Choice Passes Senate, Now Onto House

October 27, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

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

School Choice Advances: SB1 Passes Committee

October 25, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , ,

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

PA Family Council Applauds Gov. Corbett’s School Choice Initiative

October 12, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , , , ,

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

Gov Corbett Releases School Choice Plan

October 11, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

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

A Stirring Motto for the Princeton University Pro-Life Student Group

October 3, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Life | Tags: , , , ,

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

Budget Crunch – Most PA Teachers Refused Pay Freeze

September 6, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

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

Author of God and Ronald Reagan Speaking in Lancaster

July 14, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Tuesday, July 26 Good Shepherd Chapel Lancaster Bible College Lancaster, PALecture – Q&A: 7:00-8:30pm

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

Victory for Independence Law Center

June 29, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , , ,

Just got word from our chief counsel, Randy Wenger, that the Independence Law Center won a victory for Child Evangelism Fellowship in a dispute with the Harrisburg School District over “Good News Clubs.” More details to come.… Read more

3 Spring Opportunities For Truth Project Training in PA

March 9, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , ,

We’re hearing from people all over Pennsylvania praising God for how The Truth Project has been a means to effectively share biblical principles with others – and to ultimately help transform our society.

3 Training Sites in Pennsylvania This Spring!Read more

Sex Ed in Downingtown

December 14, 2010 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Health, Politics, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , ,

Ok, so a parent or two in a local school district demand that it stop teaching abstinence only sex education, and require teaching of “comprehensive” sex ed. They claim that teaching young people that abstinence is the best way to … Read more