PCPCS News

Category Archive: Press Release

TAKE ACTION! Fight back against Gov Wolf’s charter school attacks!

Make your voice heard! Gov. Tom Wolf couldn’t get his agenda passed through the democratic process so he’s bypassing the Legislature by proposing a new regulation through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Statement on Wolf Administration Proposed Charter School Regulations (September 17, 2021)

The statement below is given by Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, a non-profit organization focused on providing high-quality options for Pennsylvania families within K-12 public education.

Statement on Resignation of Former PPS Superintendent Anthony Hamlet (September 8, 2021)

The statement below is given by Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, a non-profit organization focused on providing high-quality options for Pennsylvania families within K-12 public education.

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (PA) Tours Bear Creek Community Charter School, “Enormously Impressed” with Grant Awardee’s Work to Expand Educational Opportunities for PA’s students

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has prompted expanded support of charter schools and school choice by Pennsylvania families and parents across the nation. Policymakers such as Toomey are taking note of the need to implement legislation that will empower parents to make the best choices with laws that foster expanded charter school options and equitable funding that supports quality charter schools such as Bear Creek Community Charter School.

Gillingham Charter School’s Executive Director Testifies Before a Joint Hearing in the PA House

This morning, Nicolle Hutchinson, the Executive Director of  Gillingham Charter School and a member of the PCPCS Advisory Council, testified before a joint hearing held by the House Education and Human Services committees on the topic of student mental health.

PCPCS Denounces The Use Of Punitive Measures In Charter School Renewals

HARRISBURG (May 24, 2021) – The following is a statement from Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS), on the School District of Philadelphia’s charter renewal recommendations released today by its Charter School Office,

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