Charter schools are tuition-free public schools that operate with greater independence and autonomy than conventional district schools. Many charter schools are specialized by subject emphasis or educational style—which makes them a great fit for unique students. Although these schools are publicly funded, they are not affiliated with the local school district.
Charter school leaders and teachers have more freedom to create an adaptive learning environment for your child. Charter schools must also maintain a set of performance standards in order to continue operating. Charter schools must accept all applicants, except some performing arts or specialty schools, like math or engineering schools.
Earning college credit during high school is a great opportunity. The added coursework can be an exciting challenge and helps prepare students for college-level academics. And from a financial perspective, if successful, your student’s efforts can even help to reduce the total cost of post-secondary education. So, how can you…