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charter schools

Articles about the growing charter school sector in Philadelphia and the political debates about charters.


CEO of Agora Cyber Charter calls for reforms

In response to a recent commentary piece, Conti rebuts criticisms of cyber charters.

by Dr. Michael Conti commentary

SRC bans suspension of kindergartners and students who violate dress code

The changes mark a shift away from "zero tolerance" policies.

by Darryl Murphy and Dale Mezzacappa

A pension loophole: How charters can exploit the 'bizarre' Pa. payment structure

When charters fail to pay into the retirement system, districts are on the hook.

by newsworks

Debate over Pa. charter schools gets swirled into larger state budget talks

by newsworks

Don't limit high-quality options for our students; HB530 deserves support

by Sharif El-Mekki commentary

20 reasons to vote no on Pa. HB530 charter school reform

The Keystone State Education Coalition weighs in on the bill.

by Lawrence A. Feinberg commentary

SRC approves new Belmont Charter High School for Mantua

The 3-2 vote rejected the recommendation of the charter office.

by Dale Mezzacappa

Education secretary challenges charter schools to cut back on suspensions

by Evie Blad education week

SRC approves policy for gender-nonconforming students

In last meeting of school year, it also takes action on several charter matters and codifies the role of School Advisory Councils.

by Avi Wolfman-Arent and Dale Mezzacappa newsworks

SRC adopts budget with fund balance and warns of 'structural deficit' ahead

It also tabled non-renewal recommendations for two ASPIRA charters.

by newsworks
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