A public school sponsored by a local school board, university, state board of education, or other state governing body and operated by groups of parents, teachers, other individuals, or private organizations. Charter schools are granted more autonomy than district-run public schools and are held accountable for student performance. Charter school laws vary by state.
Public schools that are freed from many of the rules and regulations that apply to regular public schools in exchange for accountability, as specified in their "charter." The legislation establishing charter schools varies from state to state, as does the chartering authority (state, school district, university). Children. All persons under 18 years of age.
an experimental public school for kindergarten through grade 12; created and organized by teachers and parents and community leaders; operates independently of other schools
a deregulated public school
a form of public school that may be started and operated by individuals or organizations outside the traditional school district system
a free public school
an agreement between the State Board of Education and the Charter holders (parents, teachers, community members) to operate a school
an autonomously governed public school designed to educate students in non-traditional ways and obligated by its charter to monitor and record its performance
an elementary or secondary public school that is granted a charter by a local school board, state department of education, or
an entirely new school set up by a qualified group or institution
a new public school that is created and managed by a group usually consisting of parents, teachers, and/or community leaders
a new, special type of PUBLIC high school
a new type of public school that does not require parents to pay tuition, is freed from most of the restrictive laws that govern traditional public schools, and is held more accountable for student success
an independent entity
an independent public school governed by an independent board of directors
an independent public school of choice, freed from rules but accountable for results
an independent public school, started and operated by teachers, parents or community members, and does not charge tuition
an independent public school that is designed to meet the needs of students who aren't well suited for traditional school systems
an independent public school that operates independently of the district board of education
a non-regulated public school administered by an independent agency which operates under the auspices of the School Board
a nonsectarian public school of choice that operates with freedom from many of the regulations that apply to traditional public schools
a partially autonomous publicly-financed school that is operated by a group of community members, teachers, and/or parents
a public educational entity that operates under a charter or contract negotiated between the organizers, who design and run the school, and an organization that holds the school accountable based on charter provisions
a public, free school authorized by the state of RI
a public institution that operates under the sponsorship of a school district or county office of education
a publicly funded, open enrollment school which is independently governed
a publicly funded, privately operated school
a publicly funded school created and managed by interested individuals or groups from the public or private sector
a publicly funded school that is established through a contract, generally with the state or local school board
a publicly funded school that is governed like a private school
a publicly-funded, tuition-free school offering families options to traditional educational approaches
a public, nonreligious, publicly funded school which is accountable for the provisions set forth in its charter petition and its contract as negotiated with the school district
a public, nonsectarian school created through a contract or "charter" between the operators and the sponsoring school board
a public rather than a private entity and a state rather than a municipal agency for purposes of the conflict of interest law
a public school and is part of the state's system of public education
a public school, and it may provide instruction in any of grades kindergarten through twelve
a public school and part of the local school district
a public school authorized to operate on the basis of an approved charter, which is a document describing the conditions under which the school was approved to operate and the expectations it will have to meet to continue to be authorized
a public school but it is an independent public school -- one that is free from some of the regulations that may stand in the way of achieving educational excellence
a public school, but one granted some flexibility to try different or targeted approaches in exchange for delivering sound, agreed-upon results
a public school created by a formal agreement (charter) between an individual or group of individuals and a local school district, state or independent governing board
a public school created through a charter with the state, a school district, or some other public entity
a public school developed by one or more parents, teachers or community members authorized by the local school board to provide an alternative educational setting to parents and students in the public school system
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a public school, free and open to all
a public school, held to the same safety, civil rights, enrollment requirements and standards as traditional public schools
a school affiliated with a school district but is not subject to many of the same rules and regulations as a traditional high school in hiring faculty, and designing curricula and course offerings
a school built around a charter, or purpose
a school that writes its own charter, or regulations, so to speak
(See Dependent Charter School and Independent Charter School)
A public school formed and operated by teachers, parents, and other community members in order to promote innovative approaches to education.
A school operating under charter or contract with school districts, state education agencies, or other public institutions designated by groups of parents, teachers, administrators, or other members of the community, and often operating with increased autonomy from outside controls and requirements.
A public charter school is a publicly funded school that, in accordance with an enabling state statute, has been granted a charter exempting it from selected state or local rules and regulations. A charter school may be newly created, or it may previously have been a public or private school; it is typically governed by a group or organization (e.g., a group of educators, a corporation, or a university) under a contract or charter with the state. In return for funding and autonomy, the charter school must meet accountability standards. A school's charter is reviewed (typically every 3 to 5 years) and can be revoked if guidelines on curriculum and management are not followed or the standards are not met.
A school established by a charter granted by the chancellor, the State University of New York or the Board of Regents of the State of New York. Charter schools receive taxpayer funding for each child, but operate independently of the local district and regional office. Although required to admit students by lottery and give the same standardized tests as other public schools, charter schools are free of most other Department of Education regulations. Charters are issued for five years and can be revoked if the school fails to perform as promised.
Charter schools are independent public schools designed and operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, and others. They are sponsored by designated local or state educational organizations, who monitor their quality and effectiveness but allow them to operate outside of the traditional system of public schools.
Schools that have received "charters" from a school district or state department of education to operate independently. Governed by a community board.
North Carolina public schools that operate under a charter granted by the State Board of Education. The Charter allows the school to receive public funds, but the school may operate without many of the policies, procedures, and guidelines that govern traditional public schools.
provides education services under contract with, and usually with significant financing from, the education ministry
School created under Colorado Senate bill 93-183 as a public school which may use innovative teaching methods and independent curricula, free from many of the constraints placed on "regular" public schools
A public school of choice, usually created by parents or educators seeking an alternative to traditional public schools. Developers create a contract, or charter, with a sponsoring agency (either state or local school board). In exchange for autonomy from many state and district requirements, charter schools are expected to offer financial responsibility, academic accountability for student performance, as well as innovative and challenging educational practices. ( learn more)
Charter schools are publicly funded elementary or secondary schools in the United States which have been freed from some of the rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to other public schools, in exchange for some type of accountability for producing certain results, which are set forth in each charter school's charter.http://www.nea.org/charter/index.html