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OU Advocacy advocates an array of initiatives at the Federal level to obtain and empower parents in their educational choices for their children, expand education reform and secure greater resources for Jewish day schools and the families who use them.

Orthodox Union Calls on Governor Wolf to Release Education Tax Credits

Contact: Aaron Troodler 267-209-0990 The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, today called on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to immediately authorize the release of the approval letters relating to the Educational … Continued
Read More Posted at November 30, 2015 at 1:50 pm

Teach NJS Applauds Gov. Christie and NJ Legislative Leadership for Increasing Non-Public School Funding in FY 2016 Budget

TEACH NJS applauded Governor Chris Christie, Senate President Steven Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Senate Budget Chairman Paul Sarlo, Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer and Senator Peter Barnes for the unprecedented level of security funding allocated to non-public schools in New Jersey’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget, signed by Gov. Christie on Friday.
Read More Posted at June 29, 2015 at 5:51 pm

Orthodox Union Responds to Framework Agreement for Non-Public Schools; Calls on NY Assembly, Senate to Approve

Today, Governor Cuomo and New York State legislative leaders announced a framework agreement that will allocate an unprecedented $250 million of new funding to the state’s non-public schools for mandated services—the largest amount ever allocated to this program. OU Advocacy-Teach NYS, the nonpartisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, has historically fought for funding increases to the mandated services program.
Read More Posted at June 23, 2015 at 4:13 pm
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