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.
New York, NY – Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center, praised the New York State government for releasing millions of additional dollars in reimbursement funds for nonpublic schools across New York. Teach NYS has led the … Continued
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauds Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) for introducing the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act (CHOICE), which calls for strengthening and … Continued
NEW YORK – Advocates for the Orthodox community welcomed the nomination of prominent school choice advocate Betsy DeVos to be the nation’s next Secretary of Education. Aside from her strong support of an issue close to the hearts of tuition-paying … Continued
The executive director of the public-policy arm of the largest Orthodox Jewish organization in the United States told The Algemeiner on Thursday why President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education is such good news for his community. Nathan Diament, … Continued
“I don’t think we’ve had a secretary of education with a more ‘boots on the ground’ approach to school choice — to opportunities for all children,” said Maury Litwack, director of state political affairs for the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center, … Continued
You hear the same complaint at the start of every school year: The cost of tuition for Jewish day school is a burden many Jewish families can’t afford. This complaint is understandable. With tuition at many New York area days … Continued
The 2016 presidential election campaign is finally over. Donald Trump secured a remarkable victory over Hillary Clinton, and Republicans held onto their majority control of the House of Representatives and Senate. Trump campaigned touting a range of bold, if not … Continued