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OPINION: School funding debate should focus on quality, accountability or achievement

The Executive Director of Excellent Schools PA and PCPCS board member, Stephen DeMaura, hits the nail on the head. Talking about which districts are winners and losers is the wrong funding debate! The debate should be about quality, accountability or achievement,

NEWS: Deep Roots Charter School opens in Philadelphia

Deep Roots Charter School, one of PCPCS’s newest members, opens its doors in Philly! We can’t wait to see all the great work this school will do.

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NEWS: Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs increases

Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gone up over the past year, with Republicans accounting for much of the increase, according to a survey published Tuesday.

SOMETHING TO BRAG ABOUT! Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Ranks at the Top!

PCPCS Member Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts was ranked #14 on Niche’s 2019 Best High Schools for the Arts in America rankings. They also ranked #1 on the Best Charter High Schools in Pennsylvania list. Bravo!! #pcpcsstrong #pacharters #schoolchoice

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PCPCS PUBLICATIONS: NEW! PA Charters Are Doing More With Less!

NEW! Pennsylvania’s Charter Schools: Doing More With Less: Did you know, some K-12 students in Pennsylvania receive less funding to support their education than their peers? Despite receiving less funding per student, charter schools are providing taxpayers a bigger bang for their buck than their district counterparts.

NEWS: Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts ranked in Niche’s 2019 Best High Schools for the Arts in America rankings

PCPCS Member Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts was ranked #14 on Niche’s 2019 Best High Schools for the Arts in America rankings. They also ranked #1 on the Best Charter High Schools in Pennsylvania list. Bravo!!

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