What are Charter Schools?
Charter schools are tuition-free public schools with
unparalleled innovation and flexibility. By forming a
strong partnership among parents, students and teachers,
charter schools are able to create an environment that’s
specially tailored for the students who go there. An environment
Parents are encouraged to be involved
Teachers have the freedom to innovate
Students have the chance to learn
All three are held accountable for improving student achievement
Why Charter Schools?
What’s so great about charter schools? Quite a
lot. Here’s just a glimpse.
At charter schools:
Parents can take an active role in their child’s
Teachers can try new ways to improve student achievement
Everyone enjoys reduced bureaucracy and greater flexibility
The environment is safe, structured and challenging
Successful new teaching models developed here can then
be shared with the entire public school system