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PCPCS testifies before Philadelphia City Council

Mar27

On Tuesday March 27th, PCPCS Board President Lawrence Jones testified before the Philadelphia City Council Education Committee on behalf of Charter Schools and the ever expanding role they play in revolutionizing public education in Philadelphia. Specifically Mr. Jones testified about the historical friction between charters and the District that may be addressed through open discussions […] More »

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U.S. Department of Education is seeking help from PA Charter Schools

Mar20

The U.S. Department of Education is seeking volunteer reviewers to read and evaluate grant applications submitted under their discretionary Charter Schools Program grant competitions. These grants are designated to assist in the planning, program design, and initial implementation of public charter schools as well as the dissemination of information about and best practices in charter […] More »

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Historic partnership between Charter Schools and School District continues.

Mar16

The Philadelphia Great Schools Compact unites the mayor, school district and charter school leaders in a bold, collaborative plan to focus on replicating and sustaining the most successful school models, regardless of their governance structure. The Compact was approved by the School Reform Commission last month and has been signed by the Mayor, SRC Chairman Pedro […] More »

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