Lawmakers are considering a 5-10% funding cut to all cyber schools. This could have a detrimental effect on your child's education. Cyber schools, including your's, may be forced to lay off teachers, reduce course offerings, limit social engagements and even increase class size. These letters are vital in showing your Senators that cyber schools have an enormous amount of successful students and passionate parents, that don't deserve to be treated like Second Class Families.
• February 19, 2014 - Cyber Alert - Reminder about upcoming events
Speakers question charter school funding - February 27, 2014
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale doesn't think the Legislature is moving fast enough to revise Pennsylvania's charter school law to address funding and other issues. So in Ross Tuesday, Mr. DePasquale began a series of five public meetings with the goal of issuing recommendations and then pushing for them in the Legislature over the summer.
Auditor general begins series of meetings on charter schools - February 27, 2014
ROSS TWP. -- Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale launched a statewide series of meetings on charter schools here Tuesday with topics ranging from charter authorization to school funding. Joined by state Sen. Jim Brewster, D-45, McKeesport, in the Ross Township Municipal Building, DePasquale listened to six speakers over 2½ hours, including Stephen Catanzarite, the executive director of development at the National Network of Digital Schools in Rochester.
Cyber Alert - Reminder about upcoming events
We wanted to send out another quick reminder about the upcoming events. As we sent in the previous cyber alert another way to add your voice is to attend some upcoming Town Hall Meetings that legislators are having across the state. We have a list of town hall meetings below. We will keep adding to the list as we get more dates.
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