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Charter Schools

Scope Note: 
Public schools run by groups of parents, teachers, and administrators under contract with local or state school boards, and given broad freedom from regulations in exchange for the promise of such favorable outcomes as improved test scores, attendance rates, and dropout rates
Category: Educational Levels, Degrees, and Organizations
Broader Terms
Public Schools
Narrower Terms
N/A
Related Terms
Accountability
Institutional Autonomy
Nontraditional Education
Added to ERIC: 10/31/1995