Charter Schools

As stated in the Oxford Dictionary, a “charter” is a written grant by the sovereign or legislative power of a country, by which a body such as a borough, company, or university is created or its rights and privileges are defined. Charter schools were created to help improve the public school system in the United States and offer parents another public school option to better meet their child’s specific needs. The main motive of the charter school model is that public schools should be held accountable for student learning, in exchange for which school leaders should be granted the freedom to do whatever it takes to help students achieve success and should share what works with the broader public school system so that all students ...

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