Take Action to Restore Jewish Day School Funding

Governor Paterson’s proposed budget for the 2009-2010 state fiscal year slashes funding to Jewish and other religious and independent schools. The governor proposes cutting the state’s Mandated Services Reimbursement program (MSR) in these schools by $62 million dollars (a 44 … Continued
Read More Posted at January 7, 2009 at 4:34 pm

ACTION ALERT: Call Governor Paterson Now, Save Yeshivas Millions

New York Governor David Paterson’s budget proposal, released this week, cuts tens of millions of dollars in state funds to yeshivas. On average, yeshivas will lose over $100,000 per yeshiva, per year, in state funding FOREVER. Our partners at TEACH … Continued
Read More Posted at December 18, 2008 at 4:32 pm

Action Alert: Pennsylvania Divestment Legislation

Action Alert State Representative Josh Shapiro has introduced legislation in the Pennsylvania General Assembly to require the state’s pension funds to divest from companies that have large stakes in both Iran and Sudan. The legislation is set for vote next … Continued
Read More Posted at June 18, 2008 at 4:04 pm

ACTION ALERT: Refund the DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program

ACTION ALERT: Refund the DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program The DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program was originally passed by Congress in 2004 to provide a pilot program for low-income DC residents wishing to receive a private school education. Since implementation, … Continued
Read More Posted at June 18, 2008 at 11:48 am
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