Pa. Charters Impact Public School Budgets

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Costs to New Castle and other public school districts statewide are mounting for students attending charter and cyber charter schools.

By law, each district pays for students who choose those forms of alternative education. The money comes from the districts’ budgets.

But specifically, it is derived from the state subsidy a school district receives. The education subsidy is given for each student in the district, and the money follows the student.

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