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What is a Charter School?

Charter schools are public schools that operate independently through a contract (or charter) developed between state education officials and community or school leaders. The charter sets goals and metrics for which the school will be held accountable. In exchange for this additional accountability, teachers and school leaders are given the freedom to innovate and make decisions based on evidence of what’s working — and what’s not — to raise the bar for what is possible in public education. There are more than 6,800 charter schools across 43 states and the District of Columbia educating nearly 3 million children.

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