Op-Ed: Lawsuit claiming Pennsylvania has unequal school funding is misguided

If Pennsylvania’s education system prioritized families over bureaucracy, we’d never have to worry about “wealthy” and “poor” districts — or baseless lawsuits — again.

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Op-Ed: Limited Government Can Make a Comeback in Pandemic Era

States like Pennsylvania are also pushing against unbridled gubernatorial powers. In the past, Republicans and Democrats criticized executive overreach when the opposing party was in power. Both parties, however, rarely moved to restore a separation of powers. Over time, this longstanding deterioration of checks and balances favored more executive control.

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Op-Ed: In Pennsylvania, Scientific and Economic Realities Unsettle Climate Change Morality Plays

As the economic, legal, and scientific arguments against RGGI continue to gain traction, the fallback position for Wolf is to posture as an advocate for children who will supposedly be victimized by catastrophic climate change at some future date.

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Op-Ed: I Might Pull My Kids From Public School This Fall For Teaching Them Racism

My kids attend one of the highest-rated public school systems in Pennsylvania. I may not be sending them back because of critical race theory.

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Op-Ed: Delusions of Progressive 'Resistance' in PA's Heartland

On guns, law and order, family values, and education, the county isn’t a great fit for progressive activists or the elite millionaires who fund them. But post-Trump, such a conservative area remains a target for culture war assaults waged by “resistance” activists with deep pockets. For some reason, western Pennsylvania’s towns, with their thriving small business economies, neighborhood safety, solidarity, and educational opportunity, have become a bugbear for the left.

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Op-Ed: Will Lawmakers Finally Stop Groveling For Teachers Unions? Pennsylvania Is About To Find Out

Officials will have to show which they value: the growing demand by families for education choice, or teachers' unions' persistent political clout.

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Op-Ed: The CHOICE Act: Because Low-Income Children Deserve Options, Too

The CHOICE Act won’t solve every problem we see in education today. But it will open new opportunities for thousands of low-income students.

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Op-Ed: PA Gov. Attacks Lawmakers' Sensible Election Reforms

Wolf is also ignoring new polling from Franklin & Marshall College, which shows that Pennsylvania voters believe election reform is necessary. Among voters polled, 81% favor signature matching for mail-in ballots and 74% approve of voter identification requirements – both tenets of HB 1300.

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Op-Ed: Banning ideas in schools isn't the answer -- parents must be active citizens

For America to remain a free country, the power to defend our society and improve education for our children must be in our hands, not those of politicians. By making the choice to be active citizens and parents in our local communities, we wouldn’t need the government to fix our problems for us.

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Op-Ed: With $7 billion windfall, Pa. should focus on jobs, students

With this budget, lawmakers should enact policies that help our citizens find work and ensure that every kid has access to a high-quality education.

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