Send a Note to the Team

  • September 2, 2020

If you'd like to share a note or word of encouragement to the team, enter it below. BWA Notes…

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Public Union Democracy

Biden Would Subject Entire Economy to Unions’ Demands

  • Kevin Mooney
  • August 28, 2020

If Joe Biden is elected president, he would move to eliminate right-to-work laws now operative in 27 states. The current Democratic nominee for president, would also turn the Naitonal Labor…

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Op-ed: Parents Deserve Funding to Get Students Back on Track

  • Colleen Hroncich
  • August 26, 2020

Back on Track ESAs will enable parents—rather than government bureaucrats—to determine what help their children need. But the benefits don’t stop there. The scholarships will help address many of the education…

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Op-Ed: Education Innovation Needed Now More than Ever

  • Marc LeBlond
  • August 17, 2020

Programs like tax credit scholarships and education scholarship accounts (ESAs) empower families to choose the education options that fit their needs. They help parents afford to look beyond the government-run system to…

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Always Prepared

  • August 15, 2020

Pennsylvania's health care system should be always prepared, no matter the crisis. But regulations block qualified nurses and health professionals from stepping in when they're needed most. By permanently eliminating…

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ESAs to Get Kids Back on Track

  • Colleen Hroncich
  • August 13, 2020

Back on Track Education Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) are that solution. Every child is unique, so no system-oriented solution will meet their needs. …

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ESAs to Get Kids Back on Track

  • August 13, 2020

Back on Track Education Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) are that solution. Every child is unique, so no system-oriented solution will meet their needs. …

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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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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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Education

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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