The Texas legislature is now crafting additions to the charter
school law that would provide greater state involvement and oversight of its charter
The Earth Charter
Commission that drew up this new "sacred" text was co-chaired by Mr.
Third, even without added rules and regulations, it is hard to start a charter
The number of charter
schools--tax-funded institutions that operate independently of public school bureaucracies--was growing rapidly, especially in California.
Telephone gives customers a new and better choice for phone service, and when combined with other Charter
services, the great value and convenience is undeniable" said Mr.
The main force fueling the growing popularity of charter
schools is parental satisfaction, Young said: parents with children in charter
schools talking to other parents and sharing their positive experiences.
In three short years, from the 1996-97 school year to that of 1999-2000, the final year of our analysis, the number of charter
schools in operation in North Carolina rose from zero to 74.
This is a national study, which includes states that have just much more recently passed charter
school laws and typically in those states, you get more of a concentration of charters
in urban, underserved communities, so it takes a couple of years to get the students they're serving back on track,'' Larson said.
schools (and choice programs) empower parents--not school boards--with the freedom to select the best school for their child.
Lost in the din of political static is a new wave of public expectation for doing more with less in public higher education that has rekindled the charter
By volunteering and donating funds to create an innovative public charter
school, we are actively supporting the public schools.
Steven Johnson of Luxury Yacht Group, which specializes in yachts longer than 100 feet, attributes the rise in charter
to an increased supply of yachts and the aging, affluent population who demand luxury afloat.