The reforms embodied in House Bill 97 (HB 97) are critical to improving and strengthening Pennsylvania’s Charter School Law. While groundbreaking upon its enactment in 1997, the law has become outdated over time. Pennsylvania’s charter school law currently ranks #34* nationally and reform must take place now in order to maintain charter, regional charter, and cyber charter schools as a strong, quality school choice option for the Commonwealth’s children and families. PCPCS has created a document for you that highlights The Truth About HB 97. A review of the document will cast away any lingering doubt regarding the legislative intent of the bill. While this bill is not an end-all and will not solve all the issues charter schools face in the Commonwealth, it is a good start of moving the needle in a positive direction. PCPCS is currently developing a strong, pro-active legislative strategy/agenda for the upcoming legislative session to continue to build upon the changes that HB 97 will bring and will have more information to share in the months to come. Click here to learn The Truth About House Bill 97.