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    Charter Schools are the new up and coming thing of this century. There are many conflicting ideas about these schools. They can sometimes prove better for some kids. The curriculum seems limited and they seem economically better, by not using libraries, textbooks, or computers. They seem better on a tight economy but according to other they aren’t so good. Also there is a clash between religious charter schools. These schools prove no better than the regular public school. One mother complains

  • Development in Charter Schools

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    restrictions and create a system where students would excel. This idea took hold when the American Federation of Teachers adopted the idea and set up the first “Charter Schools” in Minnesota in 1991. These were the first of many charter schools in the Unites States. (NEA - Charter Schools.) The dilemma that many people face is determining how charter schools are different from traditional public schools and if the academic success rates at these schools are higher than public schools. Studies done by both

  • Charter Schools in America

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    Charter Schools in America Much has changed in the education world since the United States was declared a "nation at risk" in 1983 by the National Commission on Excellence in Education. We've been reforming and reforming and reforming some more. In fact, "education reform" has itself become a growth industry, as we have devised a thousand innovations and spent billions to implement them. We have tinkered with class size, fiddled with graduation requirements, sought to end "social promotion, "pushed

  • America’s Children Deserve Charter Schools

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    have attempted to tackle what seemed to be a hopeless situation. With all the corruption and bureaucracy within the system, it is unlikely that this problem will be resolved anytime soon. However, there is hope amidst all this, and that is charter schools. Charter schools impact education by having passionate teachers who truly care for their students’ well-being, use up-to-date school methodology, are able to function with less bureaucracy, and have accountability that results in less corruption,

  • Charter Schools: Bigger Problem in Disguise

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    system. While many solutions have been proposed, the idea of charter schools has been both popular and controversial. The topic of charter schools is being debated in as many places as local school board meetings to state supreme courts. Though on the surface, charter schools seem like an exciting and promising step for the future of education in America, they are not the answer to this country’s ever-increasing educational problems. Charters will drain already scarce funding from regular public schools

  • The Negative Effects Of Charter Schools

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    out, that there has been a substantial increase in spending; yet, little to no increase in standardized test scores. A possible solution to this problem is school choice, specifically charter schools. Charter schools are publicly-funded, tuition-free schools. This creates a new competitive effect between charter schools and public schools. This could help solve the educational crisis in America, as well as provide some statistics for the school choice debate. Nathan L. Gray studied data collected

  • Charter Schools and New Institutionalism

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    December 2011, there are about 5,600 public charter schools enrolling more than two million students nationwide with more than 400,000 students on wait lists to attend a public charter school. Over 500 new public charter schools opened their doors in the 2011-2012 school year with an estimated increase of 200,000 students. This school year marks the largest single–year increase ever recorded in terms of the number of additional students attending charters (NAPCS Press Releases, 2011). Institutional

  • Persuasive Essay On Charter Schools

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    There are new types of public charter schools that are another form of opportunity inequality because they are almost a public and private school blended together. These charter schools are becoming more popular and their number of students is growing exponentially. A website called defines what a charter school is and how their different when they write Charter schools are public schools of choice, meaning that families choose them for their children. They operate with freedom

  • An Inside Look at Charter Schools

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    Charter Schools Charter schools have recently become a topic of debate among educators. Charter schools are schools working in the public sector of education while also being privately owned. Charter schools are privately run, but receive public funding. There has been much debate since the sprouting of Charter schools about the demographics being represented and underrepresented. While there is evidence to support both sides of this argument, it should be clear to anyone after doing the research

  • The Pros And Cons Of Charter Schools

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    the best education for their child, but how do they decide whether to send them to a public or charter school? Parents base their decisions on what the school has to offer to their child and favoritism plays a vast role in their choice. Other factors to consider are the character building and fundamentals their children will learn and receive, student-teacher ratio, and funding for either school. Charter schools offer a superior education, they also provide an innovative curriculum and an alternative