Charter school

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A charter school is a school that receives government funding but operates independently of the established state school system in which it is located.wikipedia
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Waldorf education

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Private schools have since medieval times been a part of the education system, and is today consisting of 63 Montessori and 32 Steiner (Waldorf) charter schools, some religious schools and 11 non-governmental funded schools like the Oslo International School, the German School Max Tau and the French School Lycée Français, a total of 195 schools.
There are also a number of Waldorf-based public schools, charter schools and academies, and homeschooling environments.

Alberta

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The Canadian province of Alberta enacted legislation in 1994 enabling charter schools.
Public and separate school boards, charter schools, and private schools all follow the Program of Studies and the curriculum approved by the provincial department of education (Alberta Education).

Private school

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There is debate on whether charter schools ought to be described as private schools or state schools.
A similar concept, recently emerging from within the public school system, is the concept of "charter schools", which are technically independent public schools, but in many respects operate similarly to non-religious private schools.

School voucher

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These are publicly funded by school vouchers and can be run by not-for-profits as well as for-profit companies.

State school

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There is debate on whether charter schools ought to be described as private schools or state schools. A charter school is a school that receives government funding but operates independently of the established state school system in which it is located.
Many charter schools feature the K-8 format in which all elementary grades are housed in one section of the school, and the traditional junior high school students are housed in another section of the school.

Orleans Parish School Board

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the New Orleans Public Schools system was engaged in reforms aimed at decentralizing power away from the pre-Katrina public school board to individual charter school principals and boards, monitoring charter school performance by granting renewable, five-year operating contracts permitting the closure of those not succeeding, and parents the choice to enroll their children in almost any school in the district.
Instead, all schools operating under the RSD umbrella within Orleans Parish are, as of the Fall of 2014, publicly-funded and privately-operated charter schools.

Community of Peace Academy

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Some specialized Minnesota charter schools include the Metro Deaf School (1993), Community of Peace Academy (1995), and the Mainstreet School of Performing Arts (2004).
Community of Peace Academy (CPA) is a chartered public school located in the East Side of Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.

No Child Left Behind Act

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Charter schools were targeted as a major component of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.

Academy (English school)

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Prior to the 2010 general election, there were about 200 academies (publicly funded schools with a significant degree of autonomy) in England.
Academies have been compared to US charter schools, which are publicly funded schools largely independent of state and federal control.

Betsy DeVos

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Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos espoused "school choice" before accepting the position in President Donald Trump's administration.
DeVos is a Republican known for her support for school choice, school voucher programs, and charter schools.

Winona, Minnesota

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The first of these to be approved, Bluffview Montessori School in Winona, Minnesota, opened in 1992.
Bluffview Montessori Charter School, located in Winona, was the first charter Montessori, and the second charter school overall in the United States.

Charter School Growth Fund

The Charter Fund Inc., doing business as the Charter School Growth Fund, is a Broomfield, Colorado-based nonprofit philanthropic venture capital fund that supports the growth of public charter schools.

Minnesota

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Minnesota passed the first charter school law in the United States in 1991.
While Minnesota has chosen not to implement school vouchers, it is home to the first charter school.

New Orleans

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The most radical experimentation with charter schools in the United States possibly occurred in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina (2005).
At the start of the 2014 school year, all public school students in the NOPS system attended these independent public charter schools, the nation's first to do so.

Canada

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The Canadian province of Alberta enacted legislation in 1994 enabling charter schools.

Alberta charter schools

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There are 23 charter school campuses operated by 13 Alberta charter schools.

Chile

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Chile has a very long history of private subsidized schooling, akin to charter schooling in the United States.

Augusto Pinochet

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In the 1980s, the government of Augusto Pinochet promoted neoliberal reforms in the country.

Neoliberalism

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In the 1980s, the government of Augusto Pinochet promoted neoliberal reforms in the country.

Voucher

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In 1981 a competitive voucher system in education was adopted.

Colombia

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Colombia, like Chile, has a long tradition of religious and private schools.

United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom established grant-maintained schools in England and Wales in 1988.

Grant-maintained school

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The United Kingdom established grant-maintained schools in England and Wales in 1988.

England

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The United Kingdom established grant-maintained schools in England and Wales in 1988.

Wales

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The United Kingdom established grant-maintained schools in England and Wales in 1988.