MEDIA STATEMENT: Teach PA Congratulates Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai, 2018 School Choice Champion

Media Statement: January 25, 2018

LANCASTER, PA: Teach Advocacy Network, a nonpartisan organization advocating for government funding in nonpublic schools, is pleased to congratulate Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai, the Council on American Private Education’s school choice champion in Pennsylvania. Teach PA, a project of the Orthodox Union and a member of PA CAPE, released a statement today after participating in the award ceremony at Willow Valley Resort in Lancaster.

Teach PA Director Arielle Frankston-Morris said: “We congratulate Speaker Turzai on his well-deserved recognition today. Speaker Turzai consistently sets himself apart as a champion for working families of Pennsylvania hurt by the tuition crisis, and we hope he knows that his recognition today merely scratches the surface of our appreciation.”

ABOUT TEACH PA:  Teach PA is part of the Teach Advocacy Network, a nonpartisan organization advocating for equitable funding in nonpublic schools. In collaboration with coalition partners, grassroots activists and community leaders, Teach PA successfully advocated for $254 million last year in aid for scholarships, security funding, textbooks, instructional equipment, and materials in nonpublic schools.
The Teach Advocacy Network operates in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and California, covering 186,000 children. Teach Advocacy Network is a project of the Orthodox Union.

Matt Matilsky
Communications Director, Teach Advocacy Network