Pennsylvania’s Largest Charter School to March on State Capitol for School Funding

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Chester Community Charter School Parents and Administrators to Attend January 24 Senate Hearing on School Funding

On January 24, 2012, Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania, accompanied by parents of its students, and community members, will demonstrate and deliver signed petitions to ensure that seriously delinquent funding required to continue their children’s education at the school is not curtailed or further delayed, as it has been over the past year.

On December 29, 2011, the school filed a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in that regard, in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court (Docket Number: 632 MD 2011).

WHO:            

  •     More than 100 Chester residents and concerned CCCS parents
  •     Dave Clark, CEO, Chester Community Charter School

WHEN:            

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

10:00am – Buses arrive at Pennsylvania Capitol Building. One group of parents will convene at Senate Education Hearing, Room One, North Office Building. A second group of parents will proceed to the Governor’s office, Capitol, 2nd Floor, to deliver signed petitions.

11:00am – Parents reconvene on front steps of Capitol to issue a statement.

WHERE:    
State Capitol
North 3rd and State Streets
Harrisburg, PA

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