School Choice

School Choice & Positive Engagement in Politics

Active Engagement School Choice

School choice requires an active engagement in politics. This does not mean dipping a toe in the proverbial pond of politics, but actively engaging in local and state politics and calling its school community to involvement as well.

ESAs Supporting School Choice in Other States

Educations savings accounts are the future of school choice, and new data out today show how families are using ESAs to customize educational options.

In 2014, Florida became the second state, after Arizona in 2011, to enact education savings accounts (ESAs), which enable families to utilize state funding to customize K-12 schooling options beyond just private school tuition. This year, more than 10,000 Florida students with special needs utilized the program, which is now called the Gardiner Scholarship.

PACAPE Awards Mike Turzai School Choice Champion of the Year

PACAPE with Speaker Turzai

LANCASTER (Jan. 19, 2018) – The Honorable Mike Turzai, PA Speaker of the House and candidate for governor was awarded the Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American Private Education (PACAPE) School Choice Champion Award at a ceremony on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Doubletree Willow Valley Resort in Lancaster, PA. PACAPE hosted the event as a part of the Association of Christian School’s (ACSI) Northeast Regional Leadership Conference where 350 private school administrators attended.

Support EITC and OSTC Increases

Speaker Turzai, Fellow Bipartisan Legislators Introduce Expanded Tax Credit Scholarships for Students
HARRISBURG – Looking to expand school opportunities for students, legislation was introduced today by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to expand the state’s very successful public-private partnership education tax credit program.

Dr. Storey's Testimony before the House Democratic Policy Committee

Dr. John Storey, leader of the ACSI in the Northeast Region, joined a panel discussion today. The panel was defending the role private schools could play in educating the children of Pennsylvania if Senate Bill 1 were enacted. The following is Dr. Storey's prepared speech for the House Democratic Panel

Pittsburgh Testimonials - Part 3

In our final installment of testimonies before the Democratic Policy Committee in Pittsburg we are featuring long-time administrator Michael Lloyd. Mr. Lloyd serves at Christian Life Academy in Seneca. His testimony serves as both a support for Senate Bill 1 and a challenge to other administrators to serve faithfully. Read More Below

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