Thursday Morning News, Part 3 [charters]

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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