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PRESS RELEASE: National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases Rankings of State Charter School Laws

Harrisburg, PA — Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual ranking of state public charter school laws, Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Public Charter School Laws, Tenth Edition. Over the past decade, this report has evaluated how well each state aligns its charter school law to a “gold standard” model law, 

PRESS RELEASE: NSCW Event in Philadelphia!

Hundreds of students, teachers, and community members will attend a celebratory student showcase at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23.
The event, which will take place at Renaissance Academy Charter School, will feature a variety of musical and artistic performances by students who attend various schools.

PRESS RELEASE: NSCW Events in Pittsburgh!

About 700 students, teachers, and community members are expected to attend a rally for school choice at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School.
The rally will celebrate the access to education that Pennsylvania families already enjoy and bring the entire community together to celebrate great schools.

PRESS RELEASE: PCPCS announces 2018-2019 Board of Trustees and Leaders Council Members

PCPCS proudly annouces its new 2018-2019 Board of Trustees and Leaders Council Members. We are looking forward to working with the great leadership in the upcoming school year!

PRESS RELEASE: State Department of Education Intentionally Starves Charter Schools of Funding

This morning the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) and the Keystone Alliance for Public Charter Schools (KAPCS) sent a joint letter to the General Assembly requesting their assistance in compelling the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to release funding that is statutorily owed to public charter school students and their schools.

PRESS RELEASE! PDE Notice: Rescission of Guidelines PDE-363

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) recently issued a notice on its rescission of the Guidelines for Form Completion, PDE-363, Funding for Charter Schools (July 2012) as a result of a lawsuit currently pending final resolution in the Commonwealth Court. With the recent action by PDE,