Charter School Reimbursement

HARRISBURG, March 22 – Testifiers at a House Majority Policy Committee hearing on Wednesday explained why it’s necessary to reform Pennsylvania’s charter school reimbursement model in order to create a fairer education funding system for everyone. The hearing, hosted by Rep. Joe Ciresi (D-Montgomery), featured testimony that highlighted the driving costs that have increased since the law was first implemented in 1997, including the fact reimbursement is not linked to the actual costs charter and cyber schools incur. 

  • Hosts: Rep. Joe Ciresi (D-Mongtomery)
  • Testifiers:
    • Hannah Barrick- Executive Director, Pennsylvania Association of School Business Official
    • Wayne Gehris- Chief Financial Officer, Reading School District

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage