Thursday, December 30, 2010
U.S. Department of Defense takes a dim view of cyberschool diplomas/ Lebanon Daily News Series on Charters, Cybers and Vouchers
All diplomas awarded to
public school students are not equal in the eyes of the military. Students attending any of the state’s dozen public cyberschools are learning that the hard way. Pennsylvania
By BRAD RHEN Staff Writer 12/26/10
Updated: 12/29/2010 01:57:14 PM EST
This is the first story in a four-part series about the new charter and cyber-charter schools and how they affect local education.
By BRAD RHEN Staff Writer 12/27/10
Updated: 12/29/2010 01:53:52 PM EST
This is part two in a series about how charter and cyber-charter schools affect local education.
While charter and cyber-charter schools have been hailed by some as wonderful alternatives to traditional schools, there is also some controversy about how cyber-charter schools are funded.
The New Schools III:
By BRAD RHEN Staff Writer 12/28/10
Updated: 12/29/2010 01:54:25 PM EST
This is part three in a series about how charter and cyber-charter schools affect local education.
One may soon be coming to
. Lebanon County
By JOHN LATIMER Staff Writer 12/29/10
Updated: 12/29/2010 01:50:48 PM EST
This is part four in a four-part series about how charter and cyber-charter schools affect local education.
With a new Republican governor and the GOP controlling both the state House and Senate, a leading lawmaker believes the political climate in
will be favorable for proponents of school choice in the coming year. Harrisburg
Sen. Jeffrey Piccola (R-Dauphin), chairman of the Senate Education Committee, has announced that school choice and charter-school reform will be his top priority, and he is planning on holding hearings soon after the Legislature convenes in January.