What are Charter Schools

You’ve heard of them but perhaps you don’t know much about them. They’re charter schools and they have become an appealing alternative to district public schools.

What Are Charter Schools?
Charter schools are public schools that provide specific programs to meet excellence in education and the needs of the community. One may specialize in math and science, another in business and yet another in performning arts.

Where and When Did the First Charter School Open?
St. Paul, Minnesota was the site of the first charter school which opened in 1992. In just 15 years, the number of charter schools operating …