As they fight over turf, it often seems like the two sides in Pa's argument over charter schools are forgetting their first duty: The state's children.
Our children are talking to us. They’re telling us what troubles them and what they need from us. Enacting this bill will ensure that we listen and heed.
Cheyney University’s turnaround is a blueprint to saving Pa.’s state-owned universities | Mark O’Keefe
Instead of waiting around for a state bailout, Cheyney officials acted on their own to cut waste and start programs that can attract new students.
School districts are turning to collection agencies. Nope - no such thing as a free lunch.
The panel will compile its findings in a report due by Nov. 30.
The plan would require the Harrisburg City Schools to award scholarships of at least $4,100 to children who wish to enroll in private or public schools.
A bill from Rep. Frank Ryan, R-Lebanon, would also increase income and sales taxes to replace the estimated $15 billion that state property owners currently pay.
Poor districts disproportionately fund the state’s cyber charter sector, which reliably produces low test scores and graduation rates for its students, new research shows.
The debate over charter school funding has reached a “crisis point," education advocates say.
Despite strides, the state still has ground to make up.