Monthly Archive: June, 2019

PCPCS NEWSLETTER: News From the Week of May 31-June 6

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

MY CHARTER STORY: I Chose a Cyber Charter School for My Children

This week the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) introduces a new series- My Charter School Story. With negative headlines splashed across news outlets, the hard work of our charter schools is sometimes overshadowed and forgotten. We want to change that.

Letter to Senate Education Committee in Support of a Charter Funding Commission

Below is a letter of support sent by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) in support of Senate Bill 590.
June 4, 2019
Dear Senate Education Committee Members,
On behalf of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS),

MEDIA STATEMENT: PCPCS Responds to Stanford University’s Report on Charter Performance in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg — This afternoon, Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) released a report, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, on the performance of charter schools in the Commonwealth. The report, Charter School Performance in Pennsylvania 2019,

PCPCS Guidance for Safety and Security Report

We made you aware via our newsletters that per Act 44 of 2018, all Safety & Security Coordinators are required to make a report to their school board no later than June 30, 2019 on their school’s current safety and security practices.