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PA’s Public Charter Schools Highlighted During Senate Education Hearing

This morning, public charter school leaders and a charter school parent testified before the Senate Education Committee during a hearing that focused on school choice and education reform. Kristen Bishop, the CEO of Avon Grove Charter School,

PA Distance Learning Charter School’s CEO Testifies Before The Senate Education Committee

This morning, Patricia Rossetti, the CEO of  the PA Distance Learning Charter School and a member of the PCPCS Advisory Council, testified before the Senate Education Committee on how PA’s public cyber charter schools have successfully adapted to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PA Charters Testify Before The House Education Committee

This morning, Lenny McAllister, the CEO of  the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) testified before the House Education Committee on how PA’s public charter schools have adapted to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and successfully continued to educate 169,000 students.

Charter school leaders discuss COVID-19 pandemic response at hearing

House Education Committee hears the successes and challenges of educating public charter school students

HARRISBURG (Feb. 22, 2021) – Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS), will testify on Tuesday,

PA Families Protest Funding Cuts to Public Charter School Students and Special Education

Gov. Wolf’s proposed funding cuts would “devastate” students

HARRISBURG (Feb. 4, 2021) – Governor Tom Wolf’s attack on public charter school students and his plan to cut funding for special education services for charter students drew condemnation from public charter school families across Pennsylvania.

Charter School Leader Calls Wolf Funding Cuts “Callously Wrong”

Says governor’s plan hurts disadvantaged and vulnerable students

HARRISBURG (Feb. 3, 2021) – The following is a statement from Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS), on Gov.