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All ‘Cyber’ Charters in Pennsylvania Getting Failing Grades, Study Finds

“None of the cyber charter schools met what the (Pennsylvania education) department’s threshold is for acceptable school performance,” notes the organization’s director of policy research.


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Education Advocates Want Freeze on ‘Cyber’ Charter Operators

There are 15 online “cyber” charters in Pennsylvania now, and six operators have applied to the state education department to run new ones.


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Study Says Some Philadelphia Schools Are Doing Better With More Attention

The first year of the “Renaissance schools” effort last year yielded improved student performance and attandance, according to a new study by the group Research For Action.