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SPONSORSHIPS ARE ON SALE NOW! PCPCS Annual Conference

We are very excited to be hosting a two day conference focused on empowering and strengthening the charter school movement in Pennsylvania on October 10-11, 2019. Registration is currently open and we are receiving registrations from charter schools across the state.

PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP: Ron Sofo, Ph.D.

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),

Innovation Spotlight: AgWorks at CCA

When CCA purchased the building that now houses its Capital Campus in Harrisburg, it was faced with the question of what to do with a large atrium filled with sunlight. Since the Harrisburg location is central to the agricultural community, CCA had an idea to create a space to house a living,

NEWS: Charter schools do well in US News and World Report best public schools rankings

Today US News and World Report released their annual rankings of the best public schools in the country. Although charter high schools are just 10 percent of the country’s 26,000 public high schools, they comprise 23 percent of the top 100 public high schools.