Category Archive: charter reform

Learn About Charter School Special Education Funding

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania: Special education funding for charter schools is a hot topic in Harrisburg. For the first time ever, we have a real chance to fix Pennsylvania’s charter school law to eliminate profits that charter schools reap off of special education tuition payments and to increase school choice for students with disabilities. […]

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NPE Releases New Report on Charters Run for Profit

From the good folks at Network for Public Education: Fifteen percent of all charter schools–schools that educate about 1 in 5 charter school students–are run by for-profit corporations. The Network for Public Education’s new report, Chartered For Profit: The Hidden World of Charter Schools Operated for Financial Gain, pulls back the veil on tactics and practices […]

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The Charter School Reform Act of 2021 (HB 272)

House Co-Sponsorship Memorandum introduced by Rep. Joe Ciresi and Rep. Wendi Thomas offers solutions to the long-needed reform to Pennsylvania’s Charter School Law. The Charter School Reform Act of 2021 (HB 272) includes core requirements supporting the following: Protecting Your Right to Know Protecting Your Property Tax Dollars Protecting the Future of Our Kids Read […]

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