Category Archives: Lincoln Charter School

Auditor General: Poorly performing schools should have gotten help

Several York County schools are among those that state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says should have received help from the education department based on their School Performance Profile scores. According to 2013-14 SPP scores, around 800 schools scored lower than … Continue reading

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Lincoln Charter School to mark International Walk to School Day

Wednesday is International Walk to School Day, and Lincoln Charter School is ready as usual. If you’re nearby, around 9 a.m., you’ll see students walking around the charter school’s neighborhood with parents, teachers and community leaders. The Lion Drum Line … Continue reading

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Read Lincoln Charter renewal documents

Last week, the York City School Board voted to approve a renewal agreement that allows Lincoln Charter School to remain open for another five years. The charter school’s board had previously renewed the agreement, which contains performance goals and other … Continue reading

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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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Lincoln, Thackston charter schools introduce new administrators to York

Lincoln and Thackston charter schools have new faces in top posts this year. The new administrators were taken on a tour of the city Monday.

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Enrollment efforts ongoing at York’s charter schools

Charter schools in York say their enrollment efforts are ongoing.

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Lincoln Charter School wins mini-grants to focus on bicycle safety

Lincoln Charter School has received two mini-grants totaling $8 million to focus on bicycle safety, according to a news release.

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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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Lincoln Charter School looks to send student to Middle School Presidential Inaugural Conference

Michael Parker, a fifth grader at Lincoln Charter School, was selected to attend the Middle School Presidential Inaugural Conference in Washington D.C., according to the school, and now he could use some help.

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PA back in Race to the Top

Pennsylvania was named a finalist in the second round of the federal Race to the Top funding competition. Read the governor’s press release here. An EdWeek assessment indicates that second-round applications were stronger than first. In the first round, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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