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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is a charter school?
    A charter school is a publicly funded, independently operated school. Most are started from the ground up, by a team of passionate educators who see a need in the community and decide to fill it. Founders of charter schools want to offer students and the community a unique approach to learning. The school’s unique mission drives the planning for the school and influences every part of the students’ day. Charter schools provide families with choice in public education. Parents choose charter schools on a variety of determinants, from student needs to learning styles, curriculum, desired goals for their child and the ability to take a more active role in the school. Charter schools operate under a contract between the school and the state government that outlines how the school will educate students in exchange for public funds. A charter school’s contract is renewed based on agreed upon academic and performance goals for educating students. Charter schools are responsible for meeting the same state curriculum standards as their public counterparts and are required to participate in state mandated testing.
  • What is a charter school?
    A charter school is a publicly funded, independently operated school. Most are started from the ground up, by a team of passionate educators who see a need in the community and decide to fill it. Founders of charter schools want to offer students and the community a unique approach to learning. The school’s unique mission drives the planning for the school and influences every part of the students’ day. Charter schools provide families with choice in public education. Parents choose charter schools on a variety of determinants, from student needs to learning styles, curriculum, desired goals for their child and the ability to take a more active role in the school. Charter schools operate under a contract between the school and the state government that outlines how the school will educate students in exchange for public funds. A charter school’s contract is renewed based on agreed upon academic and performance goals for educating students. Charter schools are responsible for meeting the same state curriculum standards as their public counterparts and are required to participate in state mandated testing.
  • What is a charter school?
    A charter school is a publicly funded, independently operated school. Most are started from the ground up, by a team of passionate educators who see a need in the community and decide to fill it. Founders of charter schools want to offer students and the community a unique approach to learning. The school’s unique mission drives the planning for the school and influences every part of the students’ day. Charter schools provide families with choice in public education. Parents choose charter schools on a variety of determinants, from student needs to learning styles, curriculum, desired goals for their child and the ability to take a more active role in the school. Charter schools operate under a contract between the school and the state government that outlines how the school will educate students in exchange for public funds. A charter school’s contract is renewed based on agreed upon academic and performance goals for educating students. Charter schools are responsible for meeting the same state curriculum standards as their public counterparts and are required to participate in state mandated testing.
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