cyber school funding

Cutting cyber funding hurts Pennsylvania students

Originally published in The Mercury

Gov. Josh Shapiro wants to cut funding to cyber charter schools. Other lawmakers, such as state Sen. Lindsey Williams, are seeking a moratorium on cyber charter schools.

But before the governor and his fellow lawmakers make these cuts or further restrict charter schools, they should get to know Maddie.

Maddie’s educational pathway was fraught with twists and turns. She started kindergarten at her neighborhood public school. However, it was among the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) list of low-achieving schools, inspiring her parents to look elsewhere.

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