Posts Categorized: education
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
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
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.
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
Last night was supposed to be a debate between the two U.S. Senate candidates, Democrat Joe Sestak and Republican Pat Toomey, but Sestak had a scheduling conflict.
How are you supposed to compare their views if you don’t hear them … Read more