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Pennsylvania Charter Schools

Charter Schools? Why, Exactly?

Rob Furman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents
Rob Furman

There has been constant debate surrounding charter schools. I have a very simple question that I want to explore: What's the point?

Philly Charter Schools Impose 'Significant Barriers To Entry'

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. For years, parents have had to...

FBI Raids Office Of Pa. Cyber School Founder

Posted 07.13.2012 | Education

FBI agents on Thursday raided the office of Pennsylvania Charter Cyber School founder Nick Trombetta, who is suspected of misusing Pennsylvania tax do...

Online Charter School Shutters After Years Of Failure, Desperate 'Hail Mary'

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 07.09.2012 | Education

The online charter school Frontier Virtual Charter High School promised students internship opportunities and language learning when it opened last ye...

Pennsylvania Reform Plan Receives Mixed Response

Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled a four-part education reform proposal Tuesday morning that has since received mixed reactions. At a news con...