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Pennsylvania Department of Education announces performance scores

Nov 7, 2014

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Michael J. Conti, today issued the following statement regarding the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s release of its 2013-14 School Performance Profile:

“While we are heartened that our overall 55.5 score on the SPP surpasses the majority of cyber charter schools across the commonwealth, we have initiated changes to our curriculum and instructional model this school year in an effort to significantly increase our students’ academic performance moving forward.

“It’s always challenging to help our students excel academically in an atmosphere where a very high percentage of them are new to our school, but we continue to make inroads to overcoming them, and are hopeful our scores will reflect those changes on future SPPs.

“We salute the department for continuing to adopt more rigorous assessments, and are pleased to have the data available to use as a benchmark to evaluate our strengths and weaknesses.”

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Casie Colalella / casie.colalella@pacyber.org

About PA Cyber

Serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) is one of the largest, most experienced, and most successful online public schools in the nation. PA Cyber's online learning environments, personalized instructional methods, and choices of curricula connect Pennsylvania students and their families with state-certified and highly-qualified teachers, and rich academic content that is aligned to state standards. Founded in 2000, PA Cyber is headquartered in Midland (Beaver County) and maintains a network of support offices throughout the state. As a public school, PA Cyber is open for enrollment by any school-age child residing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and does not charge tuition to students or families.