Tribune-Review: Pa. Charter Schools Are Struggling To Meet Standards, But Keep Growing

Since the charter school movement began in Pennsylvania nearly 15 years ago, most of the state’s charter schools continue to struggle to meet state standards. Yet, charters in Western Pennsylvania keep growing. More than 90,000 students are enrolled in 142 public charter schools, including 12 cyber charter schools, according to the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools. An estimated 30,000 students are on waiting lists.

January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | No Comments

Burns Staying In

Tim Burns will remain in the U.S. Senate race despite a disappointing third-place finish at Republican state committee, his campaign announced Sunday. The committee endorsed Steve Welch in a single ballot Saturday.

January 29th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate, Top Stories | 9 Comments

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