It would seem that charter schools have many advantages—administrators and parents who work hard to create a school, parents who are interested enough in their kids' education to enroll them, kids who are presumably somewhat better students on average, and longer hours. Yet studies say charter schools, on average, don't get better results. What could charters be doing so wrong that would offset their advantages?
What have you experienced/what would you ask about at a soon to be opening charter school? [more inside]
Is the Lusher-Tulane arrangement unprecedented, or business as usual as U.S. charter schools go? [more inside]
What are your experiences with choosing a charter school over the public school system for your elementary aged child? [more inside]
Do charter school teachers in Arizona pursue Master's degrees as often as the public school teachers?
Any teachers in Arizona out there? What are the key differences between charter school teachers and public school teachers in the greater Phoenix area, especially with regards to professional development? [more inside]
Can an 13 year old be expelled from a charter school in Chicago because she is pregnant? [more inside]
Beating the lottery system for kindergarten slots in the top Washington DC charter schools- is this possible? [more inside]
Charter School/Voucher System Filter: Are they really tools to deconstruct public education? [more inside]