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School Choice Fraud in Pennsylvania

Contact: Tom Ritter, 570-366-1115, ritterthomas754@gmail.com

HARRISBURG, Penn., July 13, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tom Ritter, who strongly favors school choice, is calling a media conference, Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 11 AM in front of 225 State Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to expose the major fraud of Freedomworks, The Commonwealth Foundation, The REACH Alliance and Governor Tom Corbett on school choice legislation in Pennsylvania.

225 State Street is home to both The Commonwealth Foundation and The REACH Alliance.

For more info., contact Tom Ritter at ritterthomas754@gmail.com.

About Thomas J. Ritter, Jr.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
2009 - Present -- Know-it-all and professional troublemaker
1997 - 2009 -- Physics & Chemistry teacher, Annville/Cleona HS
Summer 2005 -- Adjunct Chemistry @ RACC
Summers 2002 & 2003 -- Adjunct Chemistry @ NCC
Summer 2000 -- Adjunct Chemistry @ HACC
1978 to 1998 -- Founded & operated a screen-printing shop in Allentown.
1973 - 1977 -- Taught high school physical science, Chemistry & math.
1971 - 1981 -- Full-time & reserve USAF flight officer.

EDUCATION:
-Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Lehigh University, 1969
-30 postgraduate credits - Lehigh, Penn State & Shippensburg
-USAF Navigator & Electronic Warfare Schools, 70'-71'

HONORS:
- Chosen by the class of 2004 to be the commencement speaker.
- Honored at the Lebanon/Lancaster County Excellence in Education 4 times.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:
- Coordinator, annual Physics Pow-Wow @ Lebanon Valley College 99- 02.
- Member HersheyPark Physics Day committee 99 to 09.
- Frequent presenter at PSTA conventions.

PUBLICATIONS:
America's Highest Ground: The Constitution on Legal Tender, Kindle, '10
Christianity Explained Briefly (and Differently) -- Amazon Kindle books, '10
"The Baker St. Irregulars Meet Archimedes" -- Published 2005 TPT.
"Max & Brad Study Standing Waves" -- Submitted 2007 to Physics Teacher.
"A Lab to Start the Year" -- Submitted 2007 to Journal of Chem. Ed.
"Factor out the Change - A Useful Mathematical Shortcut" -- Submitted spring, 2008 to The Physics Teacher.

MILITARY EXPERIENCE:
Served 11 years as an airborne mission control chief in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. This position involved directing classified airborne electronic operations, with substantive participation in USAF Red Flag, NATO, Air Defense, Army, and fleet exercises. A rated (senior) navigator, held a Top Secret security clearance and retired with the rank of captain.

PERSONAL BACKGROUND:
Age 63; one daughter; excellent health; no criminal record.

In general, you do not know anyone more conservative than Tom Ritter.