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Jim Christiana on Education

 

 


Supports choice in an education marketplace

Jim is a firm believer that a one-size-fits-all approach to basic education will not meet the needs of every student. Every child should have access to a high-quality education. He has authored and supported initiatives to help rescue children of low-income families from failing school districts, restore education funding in the state budget and create an education marketplace.

Jim has been a strong advocate for expansion of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program, which he established through Act 85 of 2012. He authored two bills to eliminate bureaucratic hurdles and enhance the flexibility of the funding to allow more Pennsylvania students to benefit from these programs, which were signed into law in 2014 and 2016.

Source: 2018 Pennsylvania Senatorial website RepChristiana.com , Jul 2, 2017

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