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Cyber Charter School Blog

PA Virtual School Newsroom

Andie Byron

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About Cyber Education

Cyber School Socialization in the Digital Age

After more than 20 years of serving families across Pennsylvania, we've found that socialization is an important topic for many prospective families. But what does that look like in our increasingly digital age? In this blog, we'll explore how cyber schools offer socialization opportunities, and what this means for your child!

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About Cyber Education

The ABC’s of PA Virtual

There’s lots to learn about cyber education and PA Virtual Charter School. Here’s a fun way to learn 26 things in just a few minutes!

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Truancy: What it is and How to Avoid it

Families looking into cyber school and other alternative methods of education may be doing so due to difficulties with their local school district. Before withdrawing a student, however, it’s important that parents understand Truancy Laws and how to avoid truancy issues.  

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Enrolling in a Cyber School: What’s the Process?

Over the past year, interest in cyber schools has skyrocketed, for obvious reasons. While you may have heard other parents talk about the different class types, the materials provided, and their role in working with their child, the process of enrolling with a cyber school may still feel like something of a mystery. This blog will help demystify the process and provide you with valuable resources for enrollment. 

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Quick Tips in Education

6 Tips to Setting Up a Home Learning Environment

For the past 20 years that PA Virtual has been serving Pennsylvania children, our teachers, staff, and families have all learned a lot about the best practices of cyber schooling and how to set up our students to be successful in this model. If you've just started cyber schooling your child or children, it can be a little overwhelming to figure out where exactly to begin. First and foremost, you may be wondering where exactly your child should learn everyday. Many of our experienced families have shared with us that it helps to set up a specific area in the home where school "happens" each day. While some students may work just as well in a more relaxed environment, setting up a dedicated school area can be a great way for new families to get into the swing of things.

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Why PA Virtual Parents Started Looking for a Charter School

It’s been over 20 years since school choice legislation was passed in Pennsylvania, and with over 150 charter and cyber charter schools in the state, parents now have more choices for their child’s education than ever. The reasons parents begin looking for a charter school can be as different as families themselves, but in the end, there is one common denominator: something in their current school situation isn’t working for them. Charter schools allow parents to make a choice that better suits their needs and the needs of their child.

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