What's the charter strategy?Catalyst
If Chicago's charter, Fresh Start and other school innovations are part
of a grand design to improve all the city's schools, the folks on the
ground don't know it.
That was one of the conclusions that a recent visitor from England
made after visiting one charter school (Perspectives, Joslin campus),
two Fresh Start schools (Hamline Elementary and Wells High) and one
turn-around school (Harper High)....
Study: Charter, traditional schools about the same Chicago Defender
Both are public schools and under the auspices of the Chicago Public Schools.
They are free to attend and are funded by tax dollars. Generally
though, charter schools are managed by a non-profit organization.
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