Cyber charters face cuts

11-25-13 Cyber chartersPennsylvania may cut funding to cyber charters amid charges of high turnover and poor results, reports the Pennsylvania Independent. Charter school leaders and education reformers are split on the proposed legislation.

Under S.B. 1085, online charter schools would have to operate at 60 percent of the budget of a traditional public school.

Virtual schools don’t attract the average mix of students. Even the good ones will have high turnover. Traditional funding methods don’t work.

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