Monthly Archive: January, 2018

NEWS: Antonia Pantoja Charter School receives award from Philadelphia Mayor and Superintendent

Congratulations to Antonia Pantoja Charter School in Philadelphia who was honored by Mayor Kenney and Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. for their school progress. The awards were earned by students, staff and other stakeholders who spend countless hours working towards providing a quality education to children who otherwise would likely be trapped in a failing school.

NEWS: Grassroots activists rally in Philadelphia to support charter schools

Grassroots at its best at a press conference in Philadelphia yesterday supporting charter schools. Our board Vice-Chair, Larry Jones, is featured in this article and did a great job speaking on behalf of charters at this rally.

Image Credit: The Phliadelphia Inquirer

SCHOOL VISIT: Propel Northside

Ana was able to visit Propel Northside last week after the National School Choice Week event in Pittsburgh. She really enjoyed meeting all the students, visiting their classrooms and learning about Project Team, a program that encourages good behavior through teamwork with 6 foundations for culture that serve as the base of the program: problem solving,

NEWSLETTER: PCPCS News From the Week of January 20-26

Click here to see the latest news from the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools.

PCPCS ON THE MOVE! PCPCS is Advocating for Charter Schools in Philadelphia

PCPCS Executive Director, Ana Meyers, hand delivered a letter to Mayor Kenney’s office yesterday, co-signed by several Philadelphia charter schools, urging him to add charter representation to the new board of education being formed.


Another great rally today in Philadelphia! It was a full house at Archbishop Ryan Catholic School celebrating school choice! Be sure to see students from Renaissance Academy performing the NSCW Dance,  the Jazz Funk Fusion Ensemble from KIPP Philadelphia Prep Academy  perform their original works,