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Latest Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Stories

2010-04-13 11:03:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, (www.lppacs.org) an arts-in-education leader in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and nationally, will be featured at the prestigious 9th annual Intel Education Visionary Conference April 14-16 at the Hotel Sofitel in Washington, D.C. Now in its ninth year, the conference will bring together policy makers, government officials, and education technology leaders from across the nation. On the final morning of...

2010-03-31 10:19:00

DENVER, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- eDCSD: The Colorado Cyber School today announced a series of information sessions across the state of Colorado for families with students in grades K-12 who are interested in learning more about the 2010-2011 cyber school program. "At eDCSD, we understand that not all students thrive in a traditional public school because not all students learn the same way. eDCSD uses cutting edge technology, high-quality curriculum and a dedicated group of certified...

2010-03-15 13:25:00

'What is a cyber school? How does it work?' MIDLAND, Pa., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has been 10 years since the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School opened as the state's first K-12 public cyber charter school, yet families still have many questions about what these schools are and how they can help their students to succeed. PA Cyber will offer answers in a series of free Information Expos across Pennsylvania during the month of March. The event theme is "The Power of 10," in...

2009-12-03 10:23:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PA Cyber Charter School is a prime example of the educational innovation intended when the state charter school law was passed in 1997, said State Sen. Jeffrey E. Piccola. Piccola (R-Dauphin) cut the ribbon for PA Cyber's new Harrisburg Support Center in the TecPort Business Center Dec. 2. The school moved into new, larger offices in response to enrollment growth. The center serves PA Cyber students in central Pennsylvania- about 800 of...

2009-11-23 15:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to enrollment growth, the state's largest cyber charter school is moving into a larger regional office in Harrisburg at the Tecport Business Campus. An open house is planned for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the new office, located at 479 Port View Drive, Building C, Harrisburg. Information about the school, its staff, curriculum and programs will be available along with light refreshments, musical entertainment and games and...

2009-11-20 15:05:00

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charter schools are pushing the public education system to a "tipping point" at which real reform and innovation can occur, Dr. Nick Trombetta said Wednesday (Nov. 18) in a keynote address at the New Jersey Charter Schools Business and Technology Conference. "The pace of change in the next 10 years will make the last 10 years look slow in comparison," predicted Dr. Trombetta, founder and CEO of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. PA...

2009-11-13 09:00:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School took top school honors among 450 participating schools in the Northeast U.S. in an online math competition. Individually, two PA Cyber students placed second and third among 14,600 participants. Over 1,000 PA Cyber students in grades 4-8 participated in the 48-hour online VMath Live Northeast Region Mania Math Challenge Oct. 14-15, (Northeast VMath Live rankings). Two sixth-grade PA Cyber students placed...

2009-09-03 15:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to enrollment growth, the state's largest cyber charter school is moving into larger regional offices in both Philadelphia and Harrisburg. The expansions will house added staff and provide space for more on-site services for students and families. Based in Western Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (www.pacyber.org) expects a statewide enrollment of 9,000, an increase of a thousand students over last year,...

2009-08-20 12:42:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former U.S. Secretary of Education came away impressed with his first look at PA Cyber Charter School and Lincoln Interactive (www.lincolninteractive.com) online curriculum. "I'm so proud of what you have done and are doing here. This is a time when we really need to be looking at new and better ways of doing things," said Richard W. Riley after touring PA Cyber headquarters (www.pacyber.org) Aug. 19. The story of how rustbelt steel town...

2009-08-17 18:26:00

MIDLAND, Pa., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world has changed and America's kids need a high-tech education. On Wednesday, Aug. 19, former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley will visit the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (www.pacyber.org) and related innovative educational entities. Riley will be joined by elected officials to see firsthand the benefits of online education and meet cyber teachers. "The world changes and education has to meet those changes and lead....


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