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Latest Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Stories

2013-09-27 12:24:06

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper has once again named the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to the list of "Top Workplaces" in the Pittsburgh region, based upon extensive employee surveys conducted by an independent research firm. PA Cyber ranked among the top 10 and was one of only two educational institutions recognized in the category of large organizations -- those employing 400 or more -- in this region. "A school is only as...

2013-09-23 16:25:32

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth in the size of its graduating classes has prompted the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to add a third site for statewide commencement exercises. A commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Verizon Hall at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, announced CEO Dr. Michael J. Conti. PA Cyber has retained the two commencement venues from previous years for...

2013-09-16 23:24:01

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, a premier online K-12 educational provider, opts to go with Horizon DataSys' RollBack Rx software to ensure maximum up-time for students and to quickly resolve IT-related support tickets. Blaine, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Horizon DataSys announced today that The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (also known as PA Cyber) has chosen Rollback Rx 10.2 as the instant recovery software for their student computers. PA Cyber has over 11,000 students and...

2013-08-28 16:25:05

GREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today they're using 3D printers to make models of favorite video game characters. Tomorrow, they may be programming 3D printers to build a two-story house or fabricate replacement blood vessels from living cells. Thirteen students attended the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School's first 3D printer camp, a two-week enrichment summer day camp (Aug. 5-16) hosted at the online school's satellite office in Greensburg, Pa. The class...

2013-06-27 08:35:13

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In ninth grade, Colin Knott became so frustrated with school that he decided to drop out. Today this young man with Asperger's syndrome is a National Merit Scholar, his high test scores ranking him among the academic elite of this year's high school graduates. "He found out at what age he could legally leave school, and he was counting the days," said his mother, Marilyn Knott. "I wondered if our oldest son, as bright as...

2013-05-03 16:23:31

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- C-SPAN is to air a taped interview with Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School student Alan Shimp tomorrow, May 4, at 10 a.m. Shimp and two other winners in C-SPAN's "Message to the President" video contest were hosted in Washington, D.C., last weekend for the interview session with Susan Swain, president and co-chief operating officer of the C-SPAN public affairs television network. "I thought they would go easy on him in the interview but...

2013-04-25 16:27:14

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- C-SPAN will air a national award-winning video by Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School student Alan Shimp at 6:50 a.m. Friday, April 26. Shimp, 11, an accelerated student taking sophomore courses, won national first place in the high school division in the C-SPAN StudentCam contest on the topic "What's the most important issue the President should consider in 2013?" Shimp's message is that his generation had no vote when the $16...

2013-04-16 16:28:24

MIDLAND, Pa., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is hosting open houses at its offices across the commonwealth during the month of April. Parents interested in learning how cyber school works are encouraged to attend. No appointments are necessary. If families have made a decision to enroll, they should set up an appointment with an admissions counselor through the central phone number. Current PA Cyber families may also wish to take advantage of...

2013-03-15 16:25:59

School is Violation of the State Charter School Law HARRISBURG, Pa., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing significant and severe violations of the Pennsylvania Public School Code, Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis today filed charges to revoke the cyber charter of Solomon Charter School in Philadelphia. "Solomon officials have consistently demonstrated their inability to adhere to the school's governing charter and operate within the confines of the Charter School Law,"...

2012-10-12 15:22:55

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science education in Pennsylvania public schools "can become relevant to real-world needs and lead students toward productive careers" if regional technology-based corporations become involved, PA Cyber's new STEM project manager said. Eugene "Geno" Thomas made his comments as the monthly speaker at a lunch lecture series sponsored by the Allegheny HYP Club and Harvard Club of Western Pennsylvania in downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Oct....