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CHECK THIS OUT! Analysis from the Commonwealth Foundation

Our friends at the Commonwealth Foundation provide a breakdown of district expenditures and the amount of funding actually going to educate student. Their analysis shows that only a fraction of district costs go towards educating kids. Of these costs, charter payments are a small part.

Announcing the First Annual PCPCS Essay and Picture Contest!

PCPCS and Conrad O’Brien are thrilled to announce the first annual PCPCS Essay and Picture Contest! In connection with Conrad O’Brien’s sponsorship of the PCPCS 2019 Annual Conference, we invite all Charter School students to participate in this contest for a chance to attend the conference and introduce the keynote speaker,

PCPCS Calls on PDE to Intervene in Pottsville Area SD’s Ploy to Bribe Charter Students

This morning, the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) sent a letter to Secretary Pedro Rivera at the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) asking him to stop the Pottsville Area School District’s incentive program to lure charter school students back to the district. 

PCPCS NEWSLETTER: News from the Week of July 19-25

Click here to read the latest news from the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools.

INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: Agora Cyber Charter School

Don’t miss the latest edition of the PCPCS Innovation Spotlight featuring Agora Cyber Charter School!
Agora Cyber Charter School recently became the first cyber charter school in the country to be designated as a Trauma-Informed School by the Attachment & Trauma Network,

PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP: Dr. John Chandler

Don’t miss the latest in our series PCPCS Presents: Profiles in Leadership. In the latest edition, Dr. John Chandler of PA Virtual Charter School shares his story and views on being a leader in the charter movement in Pennsylvania.
Click here to read the full interview.