With the focus this week on Catholic schools, a new effort comes to light that would expand access for parents to the great gift of a quality Catholic education. As a public policy issue, school choice has gained ground steadily in recent years. Because it is so compelling, school cho
News for Advocates for Catholic Education in Pennsylvania February 7, 2011 Thank you! Senate Bill 1 – the Opportunity Scholarship Act – was introduced on January 28, 2011. The school choice debate in Pennsylvania begins! Thanks to your assistance during the last three weeks in respo
“What do we want…school choice! When do we want it…now!” Hundreds of students and their parents filed into the state Capitol Rotunda last month for a rally to cheer for Senate Bill 1 – the Opportunity Scholarship Act. SB 1 proposes a significant increase to the Education Improvement T
Catholic schools are an added value (“A+”) for the nation. Because of their traditionally high academic standards and high graduation rates, all supported by strong moral values, Catholic schools and their graduates make a definite contribution to American society.
The time to act is now!!! A co-sponsorship memo regarding Senate Bill 1 (School Choice legislation) was circulated to all Senators. Senators Jeffery E. Piccola (R-Dauphin) and Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia) are seeking co-sponsors for SB 1. Please visit, call, write or fax your
Happy New Year!!! ACTION ALERT: National School Choice Week is January 23-29, 2011. We anticipate that just in time for the celebration, school choice legislation will be introduced in Pennsylvania. To mark the occasion a pro-school choice group called Students First has scheduled a r
News for Advocates for Catholic Education in Pennsylvania December 13, 2010 Merry Christmas & Thank You: Merry Christmas, ACE-PA members! May you and your entire family enjoy a wonderful New Year! Thanks for all your support of the ACE-PA network during 2010. I am pleased to rep
Congratulations to Bishop Joseph McFadden of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania who was elected chair the Committee on Catholic Education of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
News for Advocates for Catholic Education in Pennsylvania November 5, 2010 Senate Education School Choice Hearing: Three cheers to the Senate Education Committee for hosting an informational hearing on the future of school choice and educational opportunity scholarships on October 13,