Cyber Schools

Recent Issues

Charter Reform: Get it Right

Over the next nine months, many students will have their lives transformed for the better. But for thousands of other children, this time of year is defined by disappointment. They are trapped in schools that don’t meet their needs—effectively held hostage by a system that limits choice and opportunity.

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Obama, Wolf at Odds over Charter Schools

President Obama last week proclaimed May 1-7 “National Charter Schools Week,” praising charters for their “innovation” and calling on “[s]tates and communities to support high-quality public schools, including charter schools.” Yet, even as thousands of Pennsylvania students sit on charter waitlists, Gov. Wolf has taken every opportunity to undercut the state’s charters.

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For Latinos, Education is Key to Success

For the Hispanic community, education is the key to making the American Dream a reality. Yet far too many Latinos remain victims of their ZIP code and socio-economic status when it comes to quality schooling.

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Recent Blog Posts

The Race to Rebuild: How Pa. Can Bounce Back After COVID-19

Pennsylvanians are facing some of the biggest challenges of their lifetimes. It is time for lawmakers to launch a race to rebuild Pennsylvania using the following policy solutions.

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Public Charter Schools Discounted, Ignored During COVID-19

We were told that district schools were the experts on cyber education. Then the pandemic hit, and reality didn’t match the rhetoric. 

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Op-Ed: With Classes Canceled for Weeks, Schools Must Embrace Innovation

Now is the time for the Philadelphia School District to embrace innovation, creativity, and critical thinking.

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