Online Charter School expanding to vacant Erie Business Center building

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The vacant Erie Business Center on West 9th Street will be getting transformed into an online charter school.

In June, Harrisburg-based Commonwealth Charter Academy purchased the building for $600,000. They will turn it into a public online kindergarten through 12th grade family service center.

Students can meet with counselors and teachers and get tutoring assistance.

“The whole focus is having a footprint in a community where we have students enrolled and families sometimes need in-person services.” said Tim Eller.

Eller says they’re in the early stages of planning renovations. The goal is to be up and running by fall of 2022.

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