Category Archive: News

DON’T MISS THIS! CCFA Wins Community Service Award

Be sure to check out this video from Chester County Family Academy! The video shows all the Reasons CCFA was named the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Community Service Award Winner! CCFA is doing wonderful things in their community!

NEWS: Cato Institute and the University of Arkansas releases new charter school study

Cato Institute and the University of Arkansas released a study “Bigger Bang, Fewer Bucks? The Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities” that shows charters are doing more with less all over the US!

Image Credit: CATO Institute

PCPCS IS ON THE MOVE! PCPCS team meets with PA Legislative Offices in DC!

On February 14, 2018 Ana and Brandie traveled to our nation’s Capital to meet with the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools. During the trip, they were able to have meetings with 5 legislative offices representing Pennsylvania, including Senator Casey’s office,

CHECK THIS OUT! NSCW video from Gillingham Charter School!

Check out this video from Gillingham Charter School that was produced to celebrate National School Choice Week! Charters are truly changing lives!

Welcome to Our Newest Board Member!

We would like to congratulate the newest PCPCS board member, Bob Lysek, CEO of Executive Education Academy Charter School!   Bob is a strong addition to our board and we are thrilled to have such solid leadership to work with both on the board as well as the Leaders Council. 

NEWS: New report from Philadelphia Charters for Excellence on reading proficiency levels in charter schools

We know how important reading skills are to a student’s success in school and Philadelphia’s Charter schools are committed to ensuring that every student leaves 3rd grade with this fundamental skill. Our efforts are paying off and are recognized in a new report from Philadelphia Charters for Excellence comparing the reading proficiency levels of 3rd graders in District vs Charter schools.