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No Cyber School? You Can Still Take Control of Your Child's Education

Many parents are considering a cyber charter school for the first time to help ensure their kids have access to a continuous education in a time of uncertainty. Unfortunately, due to unprecedented interest, almost every Pennsylvania cyber charter school is full, and with a waitlist. If you’re one of those parents who can’t get into a cy

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Just Enrolled in Cyber School? Here's What to Expect Next

Thousands of new families have enrolled in one of Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools over the summer as school districts continue to wrestle with re-opening in the fall. If you’re one of those families, you might be wondering what the upcoming school year will look like. Education expert and former cyber school mom Colleen Hroncich wa

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Getting Started Guide to Cyber School

Considering cyber school for the first time? Education policy expert and cyber school parent Marc LeBlond explains how to get started and the options available for Pennsylvania parents:As schools across the state work to develop safety procedures, schedules, and remote continuity of education plans, Pennsylvania’s 15 cyber charter schools

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Cyber School Basics

What are cyber charter schools?Charter schools are public, tuition-free schools open to all students. They are held to state academic and financial reporting standards, but they have more flexibility than district schools in terms of curriculum, school calendar, length of school day, and teacher qualifications. More importantly, charter schools

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Pa. Homeschooling 101: Legal Requirements

Thinking about homeschooling in Pennsylvania but don’t know where to begin? Here’s what you need to know to get started from education policy expert and homeschool mom Colleen Hroncich.Understanding the legal aspects of homeschooling can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be so. There are a number of great digital resourc

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New Bill Would Give $1,000 to Help Eligible Families Cover Education Expenses

Kids have suffered enough from the coronavirus. Back on Track education scholarship accounts can help stop the losses and put them on a better path.

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Myths & Facts: Homeschooling

While the average kid—or parent—might have rejected the idea of homeschooling just a year ago, COVID-19 could change that sentiment. As face masks, social distancing, rotating schedules, and health risks dull the excitement of a new school year, home education is garnering increased attention and favor. While the switch may be daunting—and will present unique challenges—we address five myths about homeschooling that shouldn’t cause worry.

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What is Hybrid Homeschooling?

If you—like many parents—are hesitant to send your kids back to their district school this year, hybrid homeschooling may be a great option to consider. You’ll have far greater flexibility than government-run schools alongside the benefits of the classroom experience. And, more importantly, you won’t feel like you’re shouldering the work of educating your children alone.

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Thinking About Homeschooling? Here are 5 Things to Know

Homeschool mom and education expert Colleen Hroncich answers the five most frequently asked questions she gets from parents starting—or considering starting—homeschool. I never wanted to homeschool – what should I do?!It’s important to understand the current situation—trapped indoors with a pile of academic

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New Education Polling Results!

Learn what likely voters throughout Pennsylvania think about schooling preferences, educational choice, school funding, and more in the Pennsylvania K-12 & School Choice Survey.

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