Category Archives: Cyber charters

Local schools rally for National School Choice Week

This week has been National School Choice Week, and some local schools found ways to participate.

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Cyber charter school to host anti-bullying events Saturday

Agora Cyber Charter School will host anti-bullying events from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at John C. Rudy Park, as part of a Kindness Matters campaign, according to a news release.

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Teplitz proposes study on charter school costs

State Sen. Rob Teplitz has introduced legislation that would provide for a “comprehensive statewide costing-out study” of charter and cyber charter schools, according to a news release.

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State denies Urban Cyber Charter School application, along with others

Pennsylvania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis denied eight cyber charter school applications for the 2013-14 school year, including for the proposed Urban Cyber Charter School, the state announced Monday. Urban Cyber Charter School would have been based in York. It would … Continue reading

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AYP recalculations cause charter results to decline

Charter school AYP results declined once the state education department recalculated results using the same method used for traditional public schools, according to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

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Hearing held on proposed York-based cyber charter school

The state education department held a hearing Monday for a proposed cyber charter school that would be based in York.

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Learning more about how cyber schools work

A Commonwealth Connections Academy information session provided explanations of how cyber charter school works.

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State: One cyber charter school to close, four others approved to open

One cyber charter school in the state will be surrendering its charter and closing, but four more have been approved to open, according to the state. Last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Education announced that Frontier Virtual Charter High School … Continue reading

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