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6 July 2012 0 Comments

School Choice Daylin Leach Part 10: DC Vouchers Saved; Progressives Oppose Vouchers for Poorest Kids in Worst Schools- Obama to Leach

Education News  House Majority Leader Republican John Boehner and Good Democrat Joe Lieberman Save DC Voucher Program  Monday June 25th, 2012  Julia Lawrence Earlier this month, National Review’s Mona Charen called out the President for seeking to defund a program allows participants to enroll in the same excellent school that he had chosen for his […]

4 July 2012 0 Comments

School Choice Daylin Leach Part 9: Daylin Defends “public” Schools; Public Doesn’t.

Lack of Confidence in Public Schools at an All-Time High  Lindsey Burke 21 June 2012 Heritage  Last week, Gallup released its annual “Confidence in American Institutions” poll, which the company has conducted since 1973. This year’s results revealed that just 29 percent of Americans have confidence in the nation’s public schools. Daylin Leach’s solution to […]

3 July 2012 0 Comments

School Choice Daylin Leach Part 8: Won’t Help Willie Learn

How Pennsylvania Can Help Willie and Penny Read 2 minute Video from Commonwealth Foundation Pennsylvania State Senate Education Committee member Daylin Leach’s policies has blocked children Like Willies choices, hopes,  and most important – his opportunity to learn. “We’ll call them Willie and Penny, two students from Philadelphia. Due to his ZIP code, Willie attends […]

2 July 2012 0 Comments

School Choice Daylin Leach Part 7: Good Democrat Eugene DePasquale from York – Willing to Give a Urban Kids a Chance- Suburban Democrat Leach Willing to Imprison Poor Kids in Violent Schools That Don’t Teach

Unlike Main Line Daylin Leach, York Democrat Eugene DePasquale supports Education Improvement Tax Credit and this video presents real world Logos Academy.  6:15 minute Video Logos Academy  The Teacher is parent when parent isn’t there.  Hope and Choice and that education starts at home. This is a very powerful video with authentic voices in support […]

1 July 2012 0 Comments

Daylin Leach School Choice Part 6- Catholic Archbishop of Philadelphia Articulates the Need for School Choice That Daylin Leach Opposes

Philadelphia Diocese Archbishop Charles J. Chaput: Catholic school crisis shows need for vouchers: “The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced the closure of four of its 17 Catholic high schools and 44 of its 156 regional or elementary schools. The action will displace as many as 24,000 students.”  READ MORE  Catholic News Agency 28 January 2012 […]

30 June 2012 0 Comments

Daylin Leach School Choice Part 5: Education Reform – The Pennsylvania Constitutional Mandate for “…thorough and efficient system of public educatin”

Kevin P. Chavous is an eloquent writer and a hands on, practical politician who “got it done” for the school kids of Washington, DC.  Mr. Chavous makes the point that the issue is ‘non-partisan”. I have to disagree. This issue is very political. The current education system and regime is government created, government maintained, and […]

29 June 2012 0 Comments

Daylin Leach School Choice Part 4: PSEA’s Impressive Campaign Support for Daylin Leach – The Face of Hypocritical Double Standard

Campaign Finance Expenditure PSEA to Democrat Daylin Leach Search Results 1/20/2010 to 6/24/2011  Expenditure Details We are impressed how PSEA helps its friends   PSEA THE LEVIATHAN LOBBY : The most well-funded and  powerful special interest in Pennsylvania, driving up the Forgotten Taxpayer’s cost burden  for K-12 government schools and public sector pensions. The face […]

28 June 2012 0 Comments

Daylin Leach School Choice Part 3: Germantown High School and The Shipley School – Compare and Contrast

Germantown High School is about 10 miles, 30 minutes, from The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion, one of the wealthiest sections in one of the wealthiest municipalities in one of the wealthiest  counties in Pennsylvania. The Shipley School seems to have a very active Alumni [Facebook] [The Shipley School was founded] in 1894 […]

26 June 2012 0 Comments

Daylin Leach School Choice Part 1: The Choices Democrats Make – Daylin Leach; Shipley – For Everyone Else; Government Issue K-12 Union Schools

Wouldn’t the opportunity of going to a school of a parent’s choice ameliorate this situation. Not everyone learns well in in industrial sized, 1920’s factory schools. Mega schools are not suited to everyone’s learning differences. Giving parents the resources, through Education Improvement Tax Credits, or Vouchers, would allow them to finance a school closer to […]

18 June 2012 0 Comments

Lower Merion High School – Harriton High: US News World Report

What accounts for the difference in ranking between Harriton  High and Lower Merion given that they are both in same school district with same administrators, same demographics, same teacher pool, same amount of money spent per pupil.  It seems money correlates only loosely with performance. What do you think? US News and World Report gave […]