Fifteen hundred students, teachers, parents and legislators gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, to show their support for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. The party is hosted every year with the dual purpose of celebrating the highly-praised program
Over 40,000 students are able to attend the school of their choice during the 2009-2010 school year because of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, while countless numbers of children in public school will benefit from innovative programs that would have likely gone
In 2008-2009, the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program was a $75 million program – helping over 44,000 students attend the school of their choice and countless more through innovative programming.
News for Advocates of Catholic Education in Pennsylvania – February 22, 2010 NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE 2010-2011 EDUCATION BUDGET This month, all the talk in Harrisburg is about Governor Rendell’s proposed 2010-2011 state budget. Here are the dollars proposed for education:
Pennsylvania’s 2009 state budget impasse is over; the result is good news and bad news for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. First, the good news. Thanks to the leadership of Senator Jeffrey Piccola (R-Dauphin County) and Speaker of the House Keith McCall (D
On Friday evening, October 9, 2009, Governor Ed Rendell signed a $27.8 billion budget that was 101 days overdue. The plan spends $500 million less than last year and does not include any broad-based tax increases. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) has been following the budg
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed HB 1531 that proposes deep cuts to Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Low-income students who rely on the EITC scholarships to attend non-public schools will be short-changed $24.75 million. The Pen
Children, businesses and community leaders united at the Capitol today to show their support for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, which provides companies with tax credit for donations to non-profit scholarship or educational improvement organizations. According