Pennsylvania senator wants failing students out of cyber charter schools
Cyber charter schools are meant to be an accessible alternative to traditional schooling, but one state senator wants to make them a privilege that can be revoked at any time.
The bill, proposed by Sen. David Argall, R-Schuylkill, would require students who are consistently underperforming in a cyber charter school to return to a brick-and-mortar school, according to a May 31 memorandum.
The bill is in its very early stages and is far from making it to a vote, according to Argall.
“The idea came up in town hall meetings in Berks County,” he said. “We did a little research, and …