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There are many questions parents have when looking for a great school for their child.  These pages can help to answer some questions, alleviate some of your concerns, and sort out the facts vs. myths of what a charter school really is.

Want more information? Visit our new website, the CharterSCALE. You can learn more about the charters schools in your community, see how they’re performing, and compare them to other public schools! You’ll also find tips on searching for and ultimately selecting a school.

What is a charter school?
A free, public school with no tests to get in.

Chicago’s charter schools are among the top-performers in the city.

New Schools for Chicago identifies these top-performing charters and next-generation school models.

Choosing a Quality School

Finding a great school isn’t easy, but it’s worth it. Check out the video below, featuring FOX 32′s Robin Robinson, for tips on what to look for and questions to ask.

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