The Supreme Court of the United States released a decision in favor of school choice programs this week. They upheld the Arizona tax credit which is similar in nature to the EITC scholarship program in Pennsylvania. Below are a few articles to review about the decision:
In the second part of our Pittsburg Testimonials series we feature Samuel D. Siple, President of Eden Christian Academy. In his testimony, Mr. Siple focuses on expanding opportunities for poor and low income students.
Chairman Sturla and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee, thank you for allowing me the opportunity to speak on behalf of school choice.
This week on acsipa.org we will feature testimonials from a recent Democratic Policy Hearing. These testimonies were prepared by people in Pittsburg area schools that support Senate Bill 1. Today we will feature the emotional testimony of the Hixon family from Penn Christian Academy in Butler, PA.
A recent poll conducted by Muhlenberg College shows support for School Choice in Pennsylvania. Read the poll on the Commonwealth Foundation site.
In the third and final installment of Erie Testimonials for ACSIPA.org, you can read Diane Price's of Leadership Christian Academy.
This is the second in our series of Erie Testimonials. Karen Brumagin of Girard Alliance Christian Academy provided this testimonial before the House Democratic Policy Committee.
In the next few days acsipa.org will be featuring several Interviews that were given at a House Democratic Policy Meeting in Erie. At this meeting three members of the ACSI community were able to share about Senate Bill 1. Today we will feature Phil Gernovich from Erie First Christian Academy.
If you want to review an amazing collection of data about school choice, visit the Friedman Foundation School Choice site. The foundation collected some of the best answers you can find to school choice criticisms. Read them here.
One of the key issues with School choice is the argument that it is unconstitutional according to the Pennsylvania Constitution. Philip Murren, of the law firm Ball, Murren & Connell refuted this argument extensively before the Senate Education Committee. We have included his testimony as a link if you would like to read more about the issue.
An article from the Pittsburg Tribune's website discusses the approaches and financial reform that has proven ineffective in our state. The article centers its discussion on the recent history of education reform in Pennsylvania. You can read it here.