On June 17, 2016, the Public School Notebook published an article by Melanie Bavaria regarding a national report on cyber charter school performance. The article cited PennCAN’s Executive Director:
For Jon Cetel of PennCAN, the most important recommendation was for stronger authorizing.
“We believe that the Department of Education needs to get serious about stopping the authorization of cyber charter organizations that are under-performing,” said Cetel, “This is three national pro-charter organizations saying that the the cybers who are underperforming need to be closed.” The Pennsylvania Department of Education, which authorizes cybers in the state, already has the power to do this, he noted.
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