PCPCS News

Monthly Archive: September, 2017

SCHOOL VISIT: Center for Student Learning Charter School

Ana had the pleasure to visit another great school in Bucks County this week, Center for Student Learning Charter School at Pennsbury. CSL was opened to students in 2002 and throughout each year of operation, CSL has continued to grow in enrollment,

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SCHOOL VISIT: I-LEAD Charter School

Ana traveled to Reading this week where she visited I-LEAD Charter School. I-LEAD provides 9th through 12th grade youth who are disconnected from school with the opportunity to re-engage in their education and transition successfully into adulthood. Youth will be prepared to be productively-engaged citizens in the 21st Century economy as community leaders and entrepreneurs through an educational model that integrates life skills and academic skills.

Districts Aren’t Charter Schools – and That’s Ok!

This is a must read! David Osborne, known for his best-selling Reinventing Government, is out with a new book, Reinventing America’s Schools. To promote it, he is blitzing the country and filling the nation’s newspapers with an argument that is familiar yet powerful: High quality charter schools are the best hope for urban education,

SCHOOL VISIT: Multicultural Academy Charter School

Ana was in Philadelphia this week visiting Multicultural Academy Charter School (MACS), which was founded in 1998. This is a college prep high school, 100% minority, with exceptional instruction and no non-sense: a high school as it should be! MACS provides a safe and family-like environment where every child is given the opportunity to develop holistically and intellectually.

Peace for One Day

Spectrum Charter School from Monroeville, PA participated in the international event Peace for One Day. Each teacher incorporated a lesson that promoted reflection on the topic. The students all came together in a symbol of peace to send a message of what they learned: PEACE ROCKS!