Frequently Asked Questions About Reach Cyber Charter School
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Who is eligible to attend Reach Cyber Charter School?
Students entering grades K-11, residing throughout the commonwealth of Pennsylvania are eligible to enroll in Reach Cyber Charter School. See the Enroll section to learn more.
What differentiates Reach Cyber from other cyber schools in Pennsylvania?
Reach Cyber is committed to providing a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) enrichment for students in early grades. By providing many STEM offerings , Reach Cyber allows students greater opportunities to become interested in and prepared for courses and careers in STEM. A dedicated STEM coordinator will strive to strengthen existing partnerships with the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Carnegie Science Center, and Pennsylvania Girls Collaborative Project. The STEM coordinator will also develop opportunities within the statewide community by organizing field trips, LiveLesson® sessions, experiential opportunities, clubs and activities including the STEM Talent Network, competitions, and more.
How does Reach Cyber Charter School support gifted students?
Reach Cyber Charter School provides gifted students with individualized gifted education services aligned to each student’s GIEP. Services include, but are not limited to, consultation, gifted coursework in Science, Math, and Language Arts, and access to the Talent Networks. Students are identified as gifted through a comprehensive evaluation process.
Does Reach Cyber Charter School provide services and accommodations for students with disabilities?
Reach Cyber Charter School provides a continuum of online special education services that range from consultation, curriculum accommodation and modification, collaboration with learning coaches and general education teachers, to online direct instruction. Reach Cyber Charter School provides students with IEPs with related services that may include online speech language and online occupational therapy, or face to face therapy as determined by the IEP team. For eligible students with disabilities who do not require special education, Reach Cyber Charter School develops (as needed) and implements Section 504 plans that detail appropriate accommodations and modifications.
How does Reach Cyber Charter School support students with disabilities?
Federal law requires Reach Cyber Charter School to provide its students, regardless of disability, with an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the school’s education program. Reach Cyber Charter School is committed to providing its students with equal access to its education program. We provide students with accessibility through resources tailored to each student’s individual abilities and needs, including assistive technologies and individualized support. You can obtain 24-hour technical support by calling the Accessibility Hotline at 888-639-5960.
Has any educational organization ever evaluated the program and its curriculum?
Reach Cyber Charter School is supported by the Connections Academy family of public online schools, a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED.