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Parent Guide Answers Question: What is a Charter School?

Parents have a profound impact on the educational success of their children. Moms, dads and other significant caregivers are a child’s first teacher, and their influence on educational achievement is critical. One of the most important decisions parents make in their child’s education and development is selecting the school or academic programs that he or more »

Charters Work for Minority Students

From Idaho Education News April 8, 2015 Like district schools, public charters are free and open to all of Idaho’s students regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, or disability. Yet, because of facility constraints, charters cannot enroll every interested student and must conduct a lottery to ensure all applicants have a fair chance at enrollment. This more »

12 Things About Idaho Charter Schools

What is a charter school and how are they different? Charter schools are public schools that are freed from many of the rules and regulations governing traditional district schools. This freedom allows charters to map their own path to innovation and it is hoped, educational quality. In return for this operational freedom, charter schools enter more »