Capitolwire: Public school groups say cyber schools spent millions on advertising with tax dollars.
Capitolwire (used with permission) by John Finnerty, January 25, 2022 HARRISBURG (Jan. 26) — Advocates for traditional public schools said Tuesday that records obtained using the state’s Right to Know law show that cyber charter…Continue Reading
Op-Ed: It’s long past time for the PA legislature to pass charter reform
Bucks County Courier Times by Bernie O’Neill and Eugene DePasquale, January 23, 2022 Our roles as former elected officials from both of the major political parties have given us unique perspectives into not only Pennsylvania’s political…Continue Reading
Opinion: It is long past time for the Pennsylvania Legislature to pass charter reform
Reading Eagle by Bernie O’Neill and Eugene Depasquale, January 18, 2022 Two former elected officials, a Republican and Democrat, join forces on education issue. Bernie O’Neill, a Republican, is a former special education teacher and state…Continue Reading
Meet Eugene DePasquale, new resident at the Keystone Center for Charter Change
In yesterday’s PSBA Video EDition, CEO Nathan Mains talked with Eugene DePasquale, new resident at the Keystone Center for Charter Change at PSBA, and discussed how school board directors can impact charter reform.Continue Reading
William Penn School District officials plead their case in historic school funding lawsuit
The Delaware County Daily Times by Pete Bannan, January 11, 2022 The lawsuit claims the state of Pennsylvania is not fulfilling a state constitutional promise to its children. HARRISBURG — On Monday Dr. Eric Becoats, Superintendent…Continue Reading
Letter to the Editor: Lawsuit about more than formula
Lancaster Online by Candace Roper, January 9, 2022 I applaud the LNP | LancasterOnline Editorial Board for its Jan. 2 editorial on the fair funding lawsuit now being heard in Commonwealth Court (“Key testimony”). And kudos…Continue Reading
Capitolwire: Former auditor general joins efforts to lobby for charter school funding reform.
Capitolwire.com by John Finnerty, December 21, 2021 HARRISBURG — As auditor general, Eugene DePasquale repeatedly took aim at what he and others have described as Pennsylvania’s “worst in the nation” charter school law. Now out…Continue Reading
Denied: Delaware County Military Academy Cyber Charter School Decision by the Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education Based on a review of the written application received on August 11, 2021, questions and responses recorded at the November 18 Hearing, and public comments concerning the Application, the Department denies DCMA’s…Continue Reading