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TAKE ACTION! Fight back against Gov Wolf’s charter school attacks!

Make your voice heard! Gov. Tom Wolf couldn’t get his agenda passed through the democratic process so he’s bypassing the Legislature by proposing a new regulation through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Statement on Wolf Administration Proposed Charter School Regulations (September 17, 2021)

The statement below is given by Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, a non-profit organization focused on providing high-quality options for Pennsylvania families within K-12 public education.

Statement on Resignation of Former PPS Superintendent Anthony Hamlet (September 8, 2021)

The statement below is given by Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, a non-profit organization focused on providing high-quality options for Pennsylvania families within K-12 public education.

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (PA) Tours Bear Creek Community Charter School, “Enormously Impressed” with Grant Awardee’s Work to Expand Educational Opportunities for PA’s students

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has prompted expanded support of charter schools and school choice by Pennsylvania families and parents across the nation. Policymakers such as Toomey are taking note of the need to implement legislation that will empower parents to make the best choices with laws that foster expanded charter school options and equitable funding that supports quality charter schools such as Bear Creek Community Charter School.

Wolf Administration Announces Mask Mandate – EFFECTIVE 9/7/21

On Tuesday, 8/31, Governor Tom Wolf joined Department of Health Acting Secretary Alison Beam, Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Meg Snead, and Department of Education Secretary Noe Ortega for a virtual press conference to discuss the current state of COVID-19 across the commonwealth and the 2021-2022 school year. 

PCPCS Statement on the FY2022 PA Budget

HARRISBURG (June 28, 2021) – The following is a statement from Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS), on the finalization of the FY2022 budget for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

https://whova.com/web/pcpcs_202010/