Both the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs are funded by companies that contribute to our scholarship organizations in exchange for a tax credit. The longstanding EITC program has helped countless students attend our C
UPDATE: On July 16, 2015, the U.S. Senate approved the Every Child Achieves Act (S. 1177) with a vote of 81 to 17. Similar to HR 5 which recently passed in the House, the Senate measure reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and replaces the No Child Left Behind Act.
Savvy investors do their homework. Before buying stock they will research a company’s track record. Is the company making sales? Expanding its market? Are customers satisfied? It is smart to invest in proven success. Providing a quality education for our children is the most critical
“What would we have done without it?” That is the question one mother asked herself when speaking about the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC). After seeing her son thrive in the academically excellent and nurturing environment of her local Catholic school, this mom
Most of us manage family budgets with far fewer zeroes than the Pennsylvania state budget, which measures its expenses in the billions. State Education spending alone subsidizes $12 billion in public school expenses annually. That is a 12 plus nine zeroes! And Pennsylvanians pay many
Learning should be an adventure. The best educators find ways to instill this belief in their students. Two Catholic school teachers and an administrator were honored this week for exemplifying this philosophy in private schools. The Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American P
Here is encouraging school choice news from the Diocese of Scranton about a recent contribution to the Educational Improvement Tax Credit and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Programs – PNC Bank recently contributed $40,000 to Catholic education to the Diocese of Scranton
School choice advocates are celebrating a victory in Harrisburg! Governor Tom Corbett signed the tax code bill that expands the existing Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, eliminates the delay for some companies that wish to contribute, and creates another category of