Harrisburg, PA – Teach PA organized a contingent of Pennsylvania Jewish schools to participate in the EITC Appreciation Rally on Wed., May 10th. The Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program provides tax credit scholarships to students in Pennsylvania to attend nonpublic schools. Every Jewish day school in Pennsylvania benefits from the EITC tax credit scholarship program.
Teach PA, a part of the Orthodox Union, advocates for nonpublic school resources and funds in Pennsylvania. In addition to attending the rally, students had meetings with their legislators, learned hands-on civics lessons, and toured the capitol building.
The students and staff came from Kosloff Torah Academy High School for Girls; Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia; Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy; The Mesivta High School of Greater Philadelphia; Politz Hebrew Academy; The Silver Academy; Kohelet Yeshiva; Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia; and the CBS Community Center.