Category Archive: News

NEWS: PCPCS Executive Director Ana Meyers stands up for cyber charter schools on ABC 27

Watch our Executive Director stand up for cyber charter schools in this television appearance last night! 

NEWS: Agora Cyber Charter School student profiled in South Philly Review

Great article about an Agora Cyber Charter School Student!
“For some students, they need to have a distraction-free environment or they need to have an environment where the troubles that sometimes come with other students being around [aren’t there]. I think that is often helpful for students who come and do cyber school.”

PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP: Brian Hayden, CEO, PA Cyber Charter School

This week we presented our first ‘Profiles in Leadership’ featuring PA Cyber, CEO, Brian Hayden. The purpose of these profiles is to cultivate an understanding of the leadership qualities and skills necessary to be a successful educator, business leader, and advocate for charter schools across Pennsylvania.  

NEWS: MaST Community Charter School hosts lottery

The amount of kids applying or parents applying their kids to attend charter schools in Philadelphia says a lot about what they think about charter schools.

NEWS: Commonwealth Foundation creates blog for one of PCPCS’ National School Choice Week celebrations

Great blog on one of our #NSCW celebrations last week by our friends at the Commonwealth Foundation.

NEWS: New Apply Philly Charter Website is a Huge Success

Nearly 30,000 students applied to Philadelphia Charter Schools thru the new website Apply Philly Charter. The original MaST school received the most applications. It drew 12,800, while its newest school, a K-5 opening this fall, got more than 6,800 applications for 900 spots.