Senate voted 33-16 to concur with amendments to SB1115
See how your Senator voted - click here for the roll call vote
SB1115 goes to the House for consideration tomorrow.
Click here to email your State Representative asking them to oppose SB1115
- Vote NO on de facto statewide authorization via the multiple charter organization provision that is an end run around local school boards.
- Vote NO on direct pay by the Department of Education to Charter and Cyber operators that would deny local school districts any ability to monitor the validity of charges and payments of taxpayer funds before they are paid.
- Vote NO on a Statewide Charter Funding Advisory Commission where three quarters of the members are Charter and Cyber operators/advocates and gubernatorial or political appointees. Even though traditional public schools educate more that 4 out of 5 PA students, of 17 members on this panel, only 3 would represent school districts.
- Vote NO because SB1115 does not address the pension double dip
Senate (Rules Committee) approves some charter school regulations Pa.
PA Cyber board votes to reorganize
Here are the instructions.