How to Bolster the State’s Health Care Workforce

  • August 13, 2020

Safe innovations can expand Pennsylvania’s capacity to defend against a health crisis—and we should seek such opportunities wherever they arise. These policies aren’t about politics—they’re about keeping our citizens safe…

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While Nobody was looking, Harrisburg quietly spent $26 billion

  • Nathan Benefield
  • August 13, 2020

Government institutions have gotten more than their fair share. Now it’s time to support parents who paid out-of-pocket for several months for their children’s education, on top of the tax…

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The Reckoning: Before Privilege, Check Your Results

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • August 13, 2020

It’s time for action, not photo ops. America is at her best when we forge unity through difficult times. But if we believe every life has value and that all…

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Education

No Cyber School?

  • Colleen Hroncich
  • August 5, 2020

Many parents are considering a cyber charter school for the first time to help ensure their kids have access to a continuous education in a time of uncertainty. Unfortunately, due…

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Just Enrolled in Cyber School? Here’s What to Expect Next

  • Colleen Hroncich
  • August 5, 2020

Thousands of new families have enrolled in one of Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools over the summer as school districts continue to wrestle with re-opening in the fall. If you’re one…

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Education

Getting Started Guide to Cyber School

  • Marc LeBlond
  • July 31, 2020

Considering cyber school for the first time? Education policy expert and cyber school parent Marc LeBlond explains how to get started and the options available for Pennsylvania parents: As schools…

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Cyber School Basics

  • Colleen Hroncich
  • July 31, 2020

What are cyber charter schools? Charter schools are public, tuition-free schools open to all students. They are held to state academic and financial reporting standards, but they have more flexibility…

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Pa. Homeschooling 101: Legal Requirements

  • Colleen Hroncich
  • July 27, 2020

Thinking about homeschooling in Pennsylvania but don’t know where to begin? Here’s what you need to know to get started from education policy expert and homeschool mom Colleen Hroncich. Understanding…

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Don’t Forget the “Forgotten Americans” in 2020

  • Jennifer Stefano
  • July 27, 2020

While the Trump administration’s tariffs may temporarily boost business for some suppliers, they bleed American manufacturing jobs and raise costs for consumers. Most alarmingly to many Trump voters, he has…

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Don’t Forget the “Forgotten Americans” in 2020

  • July 27, 2020

While the Trump administration’s tariffs may temporarily boost business for some suppliers, they bleed American manufacturing jobs and raise costs for consumers. Most alarmingly to many Trump voters, he has…

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This Preacher’s on Probation

  • July 27, 2020

Former prisoners like Jon Kelly who have turned their lives around deserve better than empty promises of case-by-case leniency. The constraints on “perpetual probation” in the recently advanced HB 1555…

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This Preacher’s on Probation

  • July 27, 2020

Former prisoners like Jon Kelly who have turned their lives around deserve better than empty promises of case-by-case leniency. The constraints on “perpetual probation” in the recently advanced HB 1555…

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Pennsylvania’s “Great” Economy

  • Tirzah Duren
  • July 27, 2020

The variety of businesses in Pennsylvania manage to function despite the state’s business environment, not because of it.

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Pennsylvania’s “Great” Economy

  • July 27, 2020

The variety of businesses in Pennsylvania manage to function despite the state’s business environment, not because of it.

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A Responsible State Budget? Only in Your Dreams

  • Nathan Benefield
  • July 27, 2020

We can spend our money smarter through sound policy, and we can make hard budgeting decisions easier for lawmakers by placing real limits on spending.

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Protect Taxpayers to Fix the “Brain Drain”

  • July 27, 2020

The Keystone State is 45th in both job growth and income growth since 2001. And we’re the fifth-worst state in which to start a business, according to Wallethub. Why would…

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