A small collection of articles related to charter schools and choosing charter schools as opposed to other education choices.
Charter Schools Articles
Choosing a School Fundraiser
Choosing appropriate school fundraisers for your school community is an important decision. What are your fundraising options? This article has information and resources for organizing a school fundraiser for your public or private school.
Private Schools vs. Charter Schools
First article in series on school comparisons - private schools vs. charter schools. Find the characteristics of each and pros/cons. Is a charter school or private school right for your child? Also view statistics on charter and private schools.
Public Schools vs. Charter Schools
This article explains the relationship of public schools and charter schools. If you are considering sending your child to a public or charter school, read this article to learn more about public schools in general and charter schools in particular.
Year Round School Statistics
How widespread is year round school? This article has information on year round school statistics for K-12 schools nationwide. The year round school statistics for the United States and beyond may surprise you.
Many parents want more choices in their children’s education, and charter schools are a relatively recent innovation in public schools meant to address that concern. The pros and cons to charter schools are explored in this article.
Charter Schools vs. Magnet Schools
Charter schools and magnet schools are similar in some ways and different in others. This article defines what a magnet school is and what a charter school is, and compares the popularity of charter schools vs. magnet schools.
Secular vs. Sectarian Schools
One way of categorizing kinds of schools is by whether they are secular (sometimes called non-sectarian) or sectarian. This article explains some of the key differences.