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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,

CHARTERS IN DEMAND! MaST Community Charter School Holds its Annual Lottery!

MaST Community Charter School held its annual lottery to determine admission to its school this past Tuesday.  A total of 11,540 applications have been submitted to fill roughly 150 open spots. For Kindergarten alone, there were over 1,680 applications for 104 available seats.

CHARTER SCHOOLS IN THE NEWS! Baden Academy Charter School Students Take on Shakespeare!

On February 5, 2018, 33 students from Baden Academy Charter School traveled to Pittsburgh to compete in the Pittsburgh Public Theater’s annual Shakespeare Scene and Monologue Contest at the O’Reilly Theater. Not only did a group of four place in the top five in their division,

DON’T MISS THIS! CCFA Wins Community Service Award

Be sure to check out this video from Chester County Family Academy! The video shows all the Reasons CCFA was named the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Community Service Award Winner! CCFA is doing wonderful things in their community!

NEWS: Antonia Pantoja Charter School receives award from Philadelphia Mayor and Superintendent

Congratulations to Antonia Pantoja Charter School in Philadelphia who was honored by Mayor Kenney and Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. for their school progress. The awards were earned by students, staff and other stakeholders who spend countless hours working towards providing a quality education to children who otherwise would likely be trapped in a failing school.

CLASSROOMS IN ACTION: Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts

The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) kicked off the 2017-2018 school year last week as 650 new and returning students were welcomed for the first day of the school.  Students were greeted at the doors by administrators who handed each of them a rose,