Are Cyber Charters Making the Grade?

BY CAROL HODES, MARY DUPUIS, AND CINDY HALL Across the nation and right here in the Centre Region, online charter schools are growing in popularity as a choice for parents and guardians, and children. However, along with the advantages that cyber charters present to...

School Choice: Eyes Wide Open

BY CINDY HALL, CAROL HODES, AND MARY DUPUIS In the Centre Region, both charter and cyber charter schools operate while families in rural school districts may have no charter schools operating in their districts. The majority of these schools are for-profit entities,...

Paid Family Leave

AAUW believes that paid family leave could and should be available to every working person. Family leave is of special importance for women, who most often assume caretaking responsibilities. What happens if your child or parent is seriously ill, your spouse is...

Eliminate Pennsylvania’s Digital Divide

Some of Pennsylvania’s most financially deprived school districts and those located in rural areas of the commonwealth were dramatically impacted by pupils’ inability to connect online. With discrepancies in infrastructure, pricing and download speeds, many of the...