"Whether created by parents and teachers or community and civic leaders, charter schools serve as incubators of innovation in neighborhoods across our country." - President Barack Obama
Charter schools were developed according to three basic values: opportunity, choice, and responsibility for results. Charter does often times mean choice, I do agree with that. However, given the age of accountability (test scores, teacher evaluations, and school grades) we have to know what it is that we are choosing. Are you choosing less testing, less number of kids in each classroom, less rigor, more diversity, and lower expectations?
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DIALOGUE! As parents we just have to do our research about the choices that we make. Every choice has a consequence: positive or negative. So drop a note below. Tell me your thoughts about charter schools. Does charter EQUAL better?