School Vouchers

Pa. Tax Credits For Private School Donations Going Unused, Advocate SaysDr. Alberta Wilson, program manager for the Christian-based Capstone Legacy Foundation, wants businesses to know they can get a credit on their corporate taxes if they donate to parochial or private school scholarship organizations.
Rep. Eric Cantor Promotes School Vouchers During Phila. VisitThe US House majority leader, during a visit to a Philadelphia charter school, called on the US Justice Department to drop its challenge of a Louisiana school voucher program.
Catholic Schoolgirls Rally in NE Philadelphia For Pa. School Voucher BillDressed in their brown uniforms, hundreds of girls stood on the steps of Saint Hubert's Catholic High School for Girls, chanting and holding signs asking Harrisburg to pass "School Choice" legislation.
2011 In RetrospectAdvances are being made in education. In 2011, with leadership from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 160 cities have joined in making sure all kids read on grade level by the end of 3rd grade.
Clock Is Ticking For Corbett’s AgendaIt looks increasingly as if many of Governor Corbett’s ambitious agenda items will have to wait until next year if they are to get done.
Gov. Corbett, Promoting School Vouchers, Gets More Questions About PSU Scandal"Do you want to continue to argue, or do you want to ask a question?" the governor snapped at one point as reporters peppered him with questions about the pace of the Jerry Sandusky investigation when he was attorney general.
Corbett Seeks Scaled-Back Toehold For State School Voucher ProgramPennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is proposing a more modest tuition voucher program as part of a school reform proposal he unveiled Tuesday morning at a charter school in York, Pa.
Gov. Corbett Plans To Push Ahead With School Vouchers ProposalGovernor Corbett plans to push ahead with a proposal on school vouchers despite another poll showing Pennsylvania residents don’t want them.
Corbett Plans To Unveil School Voucher Proposal Soon, Transportation WaitsGovernor Corbett says he will soon have something to say on the subject of school voucher legislation, but he’s giving more indications transportation funding may not be addressed this fall as was expected.
Governor Corbett Cites School Vouchers As Priority For Fall Legislative SessionGovernor Corbett says his top priority is school vouchers, but he also wants to address transportation funding, liquor privatization, and natural gas drilling.
Pennsylvania Legislators, In Philadelphia, Weigh School Voucher Programs The divisive issue of school vouchers took center stage on Tuesday at a hearing in Northeast Philadelphia.
Vote On Tuition Vouchers Delayed After Corbett’s Comments On WPHTIt appears that, over the objections of Governor Corbett, legislative action on a school tuition voucher bill may be pushed back until fall.