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Earlier today, Ana visited Lincoln Charter School in York, PA. Lincoln Elementary school was converted to Lincoln Charter School in 2000 and within 5 years from opening Lincoln Charter School went from the lowest performing elementary school in the district to the highest performing school.
Yesterday Ana and Brandie visited Centre Learning Community Charter School in State College, PA. CLC Charter School hosts a small and nurturing environment that emphasizes learning by doing for grades 5-8 in the greater Centre County region. Their innovative project-based, hands-on curriculum integrates the latest technology and motivates students to reach their full potential.
In the American public education system, communities support their schools and trust that those schools eventually return to them educated, contributing, productive members of society. In essence, our communities are the customers and students are the valuable products being provided to them.
Throughout the Keystone state, thousands of families are benefiting from the educational opportunities provided by public charter schools. As public schools, charters are tuition free, non-sectarian and serve students from a diverse array of backgrounds. Click here to read the recent op-ed by Ana!