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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),

NEWS: Ana discusses audit of cyber and charter schools in PennLive article

Our executive director, Ana Myers, was quoted in a new PennLive article about an audit of cyber and charter schools by the Auditor General:
“The Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools greatly assisted with the audit, DePasquale said. Ana Meyers, executive director of the coalition,

NEW FEATURE FROM PCPCS! My Charter School Story

This week the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) introduces a new series- My Charter School Story. With negative headlines splashed across news outlets, the hard work of our charter schools is sometimes overshadowed and forgotten. We want to change that.

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.

INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: AgWorks at CCA

Check out the latest edition of the Innovation Spotlight featuring AgWorks at CCA. Funded through a federal grant, AgWorks at CCA is an interactive, integrated agriculture lab that provides students with hands-on learning experiences in a 6,100-square-foot, state-of-the-art controlled environment agriculture center.