News & Notes: Charter Students 

POLL SHOWS OVERWHELMING TAXPAYER SUPPORT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE

May28

A new poll shows 62 percent of Pennsylvania’s voters have favorable impressions of the concept of parental choice in public education. Conducted by Susquehanna Polling and Research in Harrisburg, the poll shows 87 percent of the respondents believe parents should have the option to determine the type of public school that would best serve their child’s […] More »

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Inquirer: Virtual shout-out for cyber schools

May05

To be honest, the prospect of Internet-based education was not intuitive to me at first, either. And if fate had given me different kids, or no kids, or enough cash to send my kids to private school when the going got tough, I’d probably be part of the shrill chorus decrying the use of public […] More »

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PCPCS Responds to West Shore SD Concerning its Illegal Decision to Ban Cyber Student From the Prom

May02

Throughout last week, PCPCS reported to members a disturbing incident in which the West Shore School District illegally refused to allow a cyber charter school student who resides in the district to attend the prom at Cedar Cliff High School. News of the situation caused quite a backlash as it spread throughout the charter school community and […] More »

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Cyber student not allowed to attend prom

Apr29

Eleanor Lohry, 18, already has the dress and the shoes, but the West Shore School District is not allowing the cyber student to attend Cedar Cliff High School’s prom. The Lemoyne teenager attended Cedar Cliff High School her Freshman year, but after several medical issues caused her to fall behind in classes, her family decided […] More »

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PA Virtual Student: Don’t Cut Cyber Charter Funding

Apr22

I’ve been at Pennsylvania Virtual Charter Schools since kindergarten, and now I’m in ninth grade. My school is considered a public cyber charter school, which is different than homeschooling. In this letter, I’m going to state why I love this school, explain the difference between homeschooling and public charter schools, and why public cyber charter […] More »

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