Funding the 500: Revisiting Pennsylvania charter schools after a quarter-century
Public education advocates say it’s time to fix the way taxpayer money is distributed to charter schools.
We need an honest discussion about charter school reform in Pa. | Opinion
That discussion needs to include charter school leaders, who have been absent so far from the reform debate.
A bipartisan plea for lawmakers to get charter reform legislation across the finish line | Opinion
It is well past time to hold failing charter schools accountable.
It’s beyond time to address the soaring cost of cyber-charter schools | Opinion
Cyber-charter tuition likely represents the most inefficient spending in Pa. school finance.
The real school choice: Paying for career/technical education or charter schools | Opinionn
The millions school districts spend on charters could be spent preparing students for the jobs of the future.
In a victory for the Wolf administration, Pa. review board approves charter school regulations
The Republican-controlled Legislature has recourse to challenge the commission's decision.
The good news about charter school funding | John Cole
This week, Republican-controlled committees voted to reject Wolf administration-authored regulations seeking to reform charter schools.
The Republican way of school funding | Editorial Cartoon
Gov. Tom Wolf is making a big push for charter school reform in Pennsylvania. Republicans have other plans.
Say no to largest transfer of taxpayer dollars out of public schools in Pa. history | Opinion
PSEA supports high-quality charter and cyber charter schools. That’s why we feel so strongly that there needs to be accountability for charter schools and the boards, administrators, and for-profit management companies that operate some of them.
Gov. Wolf wants to ‘level the playing field’ with charter reform, but not everyone is on board
Saying that he wants to bring accountability to what he describes as a broken system, Gov. Tom Wolf again has called on lawmakers to “level the playing field” with charter school reform
All you need to know about school funding inequities in Pa. | Editorial Cartoon
Charter school enrollment shot up during the pandemic, punching a hole in school districts' budgets.
Charter schools are public schools. Why doesn’t Wolf’s budget treat them that way? | Opinion
If Wolf follows this path, it will be painfully clear that the type of public school he funds is more important than the needs of our public charter school students here in Philadelphia.