PCPCS News

Monthly Archive: January, 2019

NEW RESOURCE FROM PCPCS: How to Start a Charter School — Your Guide to the Five Phases

For those in the early stages of planning to start a charter school, we have great news!  The Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) is here to help you navigate this challenging process.  With the help of Lakeside Leadership Services and several industry experts,

PRESS RELEASE: National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases Rankings of State Charter School Laws

Harrisburg, PA — Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual ranking of state public charter school laws, Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Public Charter School Laws, Tenth Edition. Over the past decade, this report has evaluated how well each state aligns its charter school law to a “gold standard” model law, 

PCPCS NEWSLETTER: News From the Week of January 10-17

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

INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship

Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship (Penn Hills) is a grade K-8 charter school serving close to 400 students just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. The mission of Penn Hills is to provide a world-class education for students in the Penn Hills community that will not only prepare students academically,

PRESS RELEASE: NSCW Event in Philadelphia!

Hundreds of students, teachers, and community members will attend a celebratory student showcase at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23.
The event, which will take place at Renaissance Academy Charter School, will feature a variety of musical and artistic performances by students who attend various schools.

PRESS RELEASE: NSCW Events in Pittsburgh!

About 700 students, teachers, and community members are expected to attend a rally for school choice at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School.
The rally will celebrate the access to education that Pennsylvania families already enjoy and bring the entire community together to celebrate great schools.