NEWS: Pennsylvania Senator Says It’s Urgent That House Pass School Choice Plan

From The Patriot-News: Sen. Jeffrey Piccola, R-Dauphin County, didn’t say it’s now or never for school vouchers, but he clearly expressed a view that the time to enact a school choice plan in Pennsylvania is now or not until after … Continued

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NEWS: Public Schools Will Look to Show Improvements Thanks to School Choice

From The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Public school districts in Western Pennsylvania could start advertising to bring students back after more than a decade of losing them — and millions of state tax dollars — to charter schools. As early as spring, … Continued

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NEWS: Hundreds Gather at Pennsylvania Capitol in Support of School Choice

From the REACH Foundation: HARRISBURG, PA (November 15, 2011) – Hundreds of school choice advocates gathered in the Capitol Rotunda today in support of Senate Bill 1 and the governor’s education reform plan. “The governor’s education reform plan provides a clear … Continued

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NEWS: Rally for School Choice Tomorrow in Harrisburgh, PA

From The Republican-Herald: Busloads of students, parents and educators from nine Schuylkill County schools will arrive outside the state Capitol Rotunda building Nov. 15 to support school choice and celebrate the Senate’s approval of Senate Bill 1 during the REACH … Continued

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NEWS: State Sen. Jeffrey Piccola says he’ll focus on school vouchers as he moves toward retirement at the end of 2012

From The Patriot-News: Less than two weeks ago, critics assailed plans to move the city of Harrisburg out of state Sen. Jeffrey Piccola’s 15th District, calling it a blatant move to ensure his re-election. On Thursday, Piccola issued a brief … Continued

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