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YDR: Time for charter school reform

Mar28

The governor and state lawmakers have a pretty crowded agenda up there in Harrisburg, with pension reform, lottery and liquor store privatization and a number of other issues, but one thing state leaders really need to accomplish this year is reform of the charter school system in Pennsylvania. From funding to authorization and accountability, lawmakers […] More »

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PCPCS STATEMENT CONCERNING REP. ROEBUCK’S STUDY ON CHARTER SCHOOLS

Mar19

PCPCS issued the following response to State Rep. James Roebuck’s report on charter and cyber charter schools that was clearly drafted in the interests of  maintaining the status quo and destroying real choice for parents. Representative Roebuck acknowledges that the study focuses on only a very few charter schools and very specific situations. Furthermore, the report […] More »

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Recap: March 14 House Education Committee Hearing on Devastating Cyber Charter Legislation

Mar17

Recap House Education Committee Hearing on Devastating Cyber Charter Legislation On Thursday, March 14, the House Education Committee held a hearing on proposed legislation that, if passed, will negatively impact the future of every Pennsylvania cyber charter school. Links to the bills and testimony follow:  Committee(s): House Education Committee Meeting type: Public hearing Subject: Cyber charter school […] More »

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House Education Committee to hold Hearing on Devastating Cyber Charter Legislation

Mar13

On Thursday, March 14 at 10 AM, the House Education Committee will hold a hearing in the House Majority Caucus Room on proposed legislation that, if passed, will negatively impact the future of every Pennsylvania cyber charter school. Bills under consideration are: HB 759 (Reese Bill) Pennsylvania School Districts currently take 21 deductions in the […] More »

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