This year, Pennsylvania school districts will spend an estimated $3 billion in mandatory payments to charter schools. These costs continue to climb significantly, taking a bigger percentage of district budgets. PSBA recently updated its Closer Look publications to more fully explain why charter reform is needed. (Also visit for information.)

Click the links below to read the updated publications.

A Closer Look: Why it’s time to change the cyber charter funding system

A Closer Look: It’s time to reform special education payments for charter schools

A Closer Look: Do charter schools really receive 25% less funding per student than school districts?

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