• Charter school legislation

    • House Bill 355: Would prevent charter schools from claiming they're “tuition free.” Charter schools are public schools, which funding is provided by tax dollars.

     

    • House Bill 526 and Senate Bill 34: Would require families to pay out-of-pocket tuition for their child to attend a cyber charter school, if their home school district offers its own cyber education program.
      • Bellefonte Area School District offers Bellefonte eLearning Academy
      • See how this could impact Bellefonte Area School District: House/Senate bills It could come with program funding, possible tax savings for residents and more.

     

    • Senate Bill 590: Would require a Charter School Funding Advisory Committee to be established to review and make recommendations regarding charter school funding and related issues.