Category Archive: News

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!

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 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.  


Click here to read the latest edition of PCPCS Presents, Profiles in Leadership featuring a legend in the charter school movement in Pennsylvania, former CEO of City Charter High School, Dr. Ron Sofo.

2019 CHARTER REFORM: Locate the Documents You Need!

PCPCS has created a page on our website to house everything you need to advocate and show your support for HB 355, 356, 357, and 358. Click here to find the information!

Letter to House Education Committee in Support of Charter Reform Bills

Below is a letter of support sent by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) in support of House Bills 355, 356, 357 and 358.
May 10, 2019
Honorable Members of the House Education Committee,
On behalf of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS),