A Charter School Story

While not every charter school is superior to every traditional school, a charter school is more free, both legally and in its internal culture, to find innovative ways to excel. The U.S. Department of Education tells the story [PDF]  of one charter school in Georgia. Originally a traditional public school, the International Studies Elementary Charter School became an award-winning charter school in the No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools program.

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  • Sophia Simmons  On October 16, 2008 at 8:49 am

    Visit http://www.kheperacharterschool.com for a case study on how legislation with good intentions can be undermined. After the founders expended three years of painstaking work, the board found pretexts to eliminate them a mere two months after the school opened.

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