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PCPCS Statement on the FY2022 PA Budget

HARRISBURG (June 28, 2021) – The following is a statement from Lenny McAllister, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS), on the finalization of the FY2022 budget for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Three Pennsylvania Public Charter Schools Awarded Federal Grants

HARRISBURG (May 10, 2021)  – The Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter School (PCPCS) today announced the three subgrantees who may receive as much as $1.5 million each through Pennsylvania’s Charter School Program (PACSP) Grant.

New poll shows strong support for public cyber charter schools

69 percent of those surveyed support making sure parents have the option of public cyber charter schools for their children

HARRISBURG (April 6, 2021) – The Public Cyber Charter School Association (PCCSA),

INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School

Lehigh Valley Academy offers all four IB programmes: the Primary Years Programme for grades K-6, the Middle Years Programme for grades 7-10, the Career-related Programme for grades 11 and 12, and the Diploma Programme for grades 11 and 12.

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.

RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE: PA’s Need For Charter Reform That Puts Students Before Politics Press Conference

HARRISBURG (Feb. 26, 2021) – Public charter school leaders joined parents and lawmakers today to advocate for comprehensive, fair charter reform, and denounce all attempts to cut public school funding and limit school choice for families.