Charter School Funding – Examining the 25% Myth
Do charter schools really receive 25% less funding per student than school districts? In 2018-19, Pennsylvania school districts in total spent over $2 billion in mandated payments to charter schools. And yet, as the need for charter school funding reform builds momentum, charter school advocates maintain that the system disproportionally benefits school districts. Is this an accurate statement? To unlock the 25% myth, it is important to understand the revenue and the reasons surrounding charter school funding issues. Watch this video on the PA Charter Change website to learn more, and advocate for charter change!