PCPCS News

Monthly Archive: June, 2019

PCPCS Responds to the Passage of Another State Budget Without Significant Reforms for Charter Schools

Harrisburg — This morning, the General Assembly sent Governor Wolf the final components of the 2019-20 budget, including the School Code bill (HB 1615) and several other education-related bills that were passed over the past few days. The following is a statement from Ana Meyers,

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bear Creek Community Charter School CEO Dispels Charter School Myths

Check out the CEO of Bear Creek Community Charter School’s letter to the editor in which he dispelled myths about public charter schools. We need to see more of these stories to combat the negative rhetoric on charter schools!

PCPCS NEWSLETTER: News from the Week of June 14-20

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PCPCS Response to The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Political Cartoon

The following is in response to The Philadelphia Inquirer’s political cartoon from Thursday, June 6 (Pa. cyber schools got their report card) from Ana Meyers, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS). Please note, the Inquirer chose not to publish this response.

NEWS: PCPCS Organizes Counter-Protest to Anti-Cyber Charter School Rally

PCPCS organized a counter-protest to an anti-cyber charter school rally at the Capitol on Tuesday, the same day the House considered a slate of bills that would impose new regulations on the state’s charter sector.
“[These families] are petrified they’re going to be forced to go to a school district that will not work for them,” Ana Meyers,

PCPCS NEWSLETTER: News from the Week of June 7-13

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