This is part 2 of our 5-part series on commonly asked school choice questions. Read part one here. 2. How does school choice benefit Catholic schools? Not every qualified student will choose a Catholic school, but it is likely that many will. Catholic educators can already attest how
Pennsylvanians have been discussing school choice and Senate Bill 1 for months now, but misinformation and questions still enter the debate. Over the next week, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference will answer the top five questions we receive about Senate Bill 1. 1. Who qualifies for
That’s what the difference was for one EITC scholarship recipient, Junior Courtney Scheingraber, after she used school choice scholarships to transfer to Lancaster Catholic. Scheingraber was one of the speakers at a recent press conference in support of Senate Bill 1 at Resurrection C
News for Advocates for Catholic Education in Pennsylvania May 13, 2011 School Choice Update: Senate Bill 1 – Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Your hard work is paying off. Senate Bill 1 is positioned to run in the next few weeks, but there is still a lot of work that needs to be do
The PA House passed HB 1330 out of the House by a vote of 190-7 today. The bill would expand Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. The REACH Alliance applauds the move, and views this legislation as part of a broader solution to expand school choice in Pennsylvani
Hundreds of students, teachers, parents and legislators gathered at the Capitol Tuesday to show their support for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program and to advocate for passage of Senate Bill 1, legislation that would greatly expand school choice options in Pennsylv
Each year since 2001, more than 40,000 students have been able to choose their school because of Educational Improvement Tax Credits (EITC). EITC provides a tax credit to businesses that contribute to organizations that give scholarships to students to attend the school of their choic
Senate Bill 1 – the Opportunity Scholarship and Educational Improvement Tax Credit Act successfully passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with a 15-11 vote. Say thanks to the Senators who supported it.
The Pennsylvania Grassroots School Choice Coalition is planning a rally on the Capitol steps in Harrisburg on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, beginning at 12:00 noon. Check out this video and make plans to attend.