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By Molly Daly 

DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — About 500 families with children enrolled in the Education Plus Cyber Charter School got an unpleasant surprise late last week, word from the school that, because of a letter sent last week by the state, its brick–and-mortar facilities could not be used for face-to-face instruction.

Education Plus cyber charter’s Nicholas Torres says Governor Wolf is no fan of charter schools.

“He’s doing what he promised in his campaign, to try to shift everything back to a school district only type of model,” Torres says. “We’re shocked and alarmed at the timing of this, as families have been planning on this school as their only alternative for many years, and then two weeks before school starts, suddenly they’re thrown into disarray.”

In a statement, the Department of Education says the letter was sent to all cyber charters as a reminder that they can…

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