Posts Tagged: vouchers

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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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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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

Surprise! Entrepreneur, Tech Hero, Steve Jobs Supported School Choice

October 11, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

“I believe very strongly that if the country gave each parent a voucher…several things would happen. Number one[,] schools would start marketing themselves like crazy to get students. Secondly, I think you’d see a lot of new schools starting…. I … Read more