The Future of Education?
For decades the American education system provided parents with three choices: public, homeschool or private school. If they chose public then their child(ren) would be assigned to a school past on where they lived. However , “in the early 1990s a handful of states created independent public charter schools, providing opportunities for teachers and others to develop innovative schooling options “ (Palmer, Louann 2007). Not only did the creation of charter schools provide opportunities for the teachers, but gave parents a fourth option in educating their child(ren). Some veiw charter schools as a welcome addition to the public school sector, others doubt the benefit of these schools. There …show more content…
There are two major benefits of having charter schools in a school district. One of those is the school choice. Parents no longer have to send their child(ren) to public school if they do not want and can not afford private school. Charter schools, like public schools, “may not discriminate among students by ability, socioeconomic