Posts Tagged: EITC

PA Lawmakers Help More Families Find Best Education for Children

November 6, 2017 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags:

Governor Wolf has decided to allow an education bill to become law, without his signature, that expands Pennsylvania’s successful tax-saving program that helps families find the best school for their children.

Each year, the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program … Read more

State Budget Should Increase Education Tax Credits, Expand School Choice

June 26, 2017 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , ,

We’ve reached crunch time on PA budget talks here in Harrisburg and one thing you can remind your elected officials about is making sure they help more families find the best education option for their children.

Two statewide programs, the … Read more

Yes on HB250 – Help give more families education options

March 13, 2017 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , ,

Legislative Alert: House Bill 250

Pennsylvania’s landmark programs, the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC), have helped parents make the best choice for their children’s education. Under these programs, businesses are allowed to direct some … Read more

Applications available for Family Choice Scholarship Program

February 10, 2016 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Parental rights | Tags: ,

Student aid applications are now being accepted for our Family Choice Scholarship Program – an initiative of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, part of the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) – for the 2016-2017 academic … Read more

Governor Wolf Gifts Some Hope to Low-Income Families; Orders Release of EITC & OSTC Approval Letters

December 25, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Politics, pro-life | Tags: ,

Helping to make Christmas this year a little brighter for children in low-income families, Governor Wolf has just ordered the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to release the approval letters to all businesses for the Educational Improvement Tax … Read more

Governor Wolf Preventing Kids in Low-Income Families From Receiving Educational Scholarships

December 22, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, pro-life | Tags: ,

UPDATE – 12/25/15: Gov. Wolf orders release of approval letters.

Governor Tom Wolf continues to put Pennsylvania’s future in jeopardy by not releasing the approval letters necessary for scholarship aid donations into the state’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) … Read more

Gov. Wolf – No Excuses. Release the Letters NOW!

December 21, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in education, Parental rights, Politics | Tags: ,

Stop holding our kids hostage & release the EITC letters now: 717-787-2500

Would you want to tell your child they have to go to a different school next year? Not because you’re moving. Not because of their grades. All because … Read more

Governor Wolf Puts Children’s Education At Risk by Blocking EITC Approval

December 18, 2015 | 5 comments | Posted in education | Tags: ,

Governor Wolf is hurting thousands of families across Pennsylvania by blocking scholarship award approval letters for the much needed Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC).

It’s a sacrifice every year for families who choose private or Christian schooling for their children, … Read more

New Legislation Helps Kids, Helps Families

June 14, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , ,

by Dan Bartkowiak

“2…4…6…8…who do we appreciate!?!” Answer: Any elected offical supporting HB 2468.

For kids, summer means vacation from school. For PFI, summer means we have the opportunity to award families with our EITC scholarships for the next school … Read more

Press Release: Call for Swift Passage of School Choice For PA Families

June 14, 2012 | 5 comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2012

CONTACT: Michael Geer or Tom Shaheen 717-545-0600.

 

(Harrisburg, PA) –  Lawmakers in Harrisburg are considering new legislation to give students and their parents more choices in where they educate their children. And that’s … Read more