Charter Schools

District of Innovation Breaks the Rules

Breaking Rules in Public Schools: District of Innovation (DOI) Model

By Trina Pruitt, parent and Go Public contributor I am usually very organized regarding my kids’ schools and schedules.  I get super excited when the new academic calendar for the district is posted, and I happily enter all the relevant dates into my calendar app.  But I noticed this year that there were a few …

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Are charter schools private schools?

ARE CHARTER SCHOOLS PRIVATE SCHOOLS?

FALSE: Unlike traditional public schools, charter schools are not required to accept all students because they can set their own terms. For example, they can set enrollment caps.   FALSE: Charter school students are required to take standardized tests. Are charter schools private schools? Charter schools are a form of public schools. Charter schools are also private …

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