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We’ve collected the best Charter Schools Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Jamaal Bowman, Jalen Rose, Martin Luther King III, Reed Hastings, Juan Williams. Use them as an inspiration.

Whoever becomes Education Secretary has to have a love and passion for public schools. Not charter schools, not vouchers, but public schools.
I hate tenure. Tenure allows teachers to put their feet up on the desk and possibly have a job forever. That’s why I got turned on to charter schools. It’s a business model. Every employee and every teacher will be monitored by performance.
Some people need a targeted kind of learning. They need a different approach, like charter schools. There are virtual classrooms that some will do well in. The reality is, if there are no options, if there is just one particular standard, then someone is going to fall through the cracks, as we’ve seen.
About half my work in education is U.S. political reform around school districts and charter schools, and creating more room for entrepreneurial organizations to develop. And about half on technology, which I look at as a global platform.
Republicans get a lot of money from big business, but they are not tied to the union dollar. As a result they have been aggressive advocates of school reform, charter schools and vouchers for private schools.
Charter schools in particular have proven a lifeline for millions of children stuck in chronically failing schools.
One of my main legislative efforts in education is to help expand and replicate successful charter schools. Charter schools are public schools with site-based governance.
Arizona is a national leader in school choice with both charter schools and tuition tax credits giving parents and their children more school choices than ever before.
I’m grateful for the educators and administrators who have helped make charter schools available to students and parents, and look forward to their continued success in educating America’s next generation of leaders.
Indeed the Obamas, the Clintons, and many other elites who oppose school choice and make it harder for charter schools to operate, send their own children to private institutions that cost more than many Hispanic families make in a year.
If we don’t have a responsive democracy, all the debates about charter schools, and fracking, and high-stakes testing, and the militarization of police forces – all of which are issues I care about – they aren’t real debates.
Charter schools are not a panacea.
The ‘nicheeffect of charter schools guarantees a swift and vicious deepening of class and racial separation.
New Hampshire charter schools have proven themselves to be an integral part of our state‘s high-quality public education system for thousands of students.
We have a law that allows us to establish charter schools here in this state. We ought to get going on it.
Craig Benson
Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified.
The public education landscape is enriched by having many options – neighborhood public schools, magnet schools, community schools, schools that focus on career and technical education, and even charter schools.
Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
In ‘The Founders,’ his new book about top charter schools, Richard Whitmire traces both the ‘revolution‘ these schools brought about in many American cities as well as a parallel phenomenon, ‘the charter pushback campaigns.’
An early attempt at education choice was charter schools. These were meant to attract the best and brightest students and provide them a level of education they often could not find in their local school districts. The problem is that, of the thousands of charter schools, many are outright failures.
Charter schools were supposed to compete with public schools, and in turn, that competition was meant to improve education. But that wasn’t the end result.
I would argue that the charter schools are really good at building programming and curriculum around the issues and the interests of the kids that they serve.
The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points.
Every school, including voucher and charter schools, must be held to strict accountability standards.
Most charter schools admit students by random lottery, making it impossible for them to pick only the best.
I’ve seen public charter schools give parents a valuable option for students in Alabama and across the country.
Very few charter schools are being created in some of the best school districts in the state. If you‘re an educational innovator, that isn’t where the greatest need is.
I expect there will be more public charter schools.
It’s time to update traditional public schools, charter schools, home schools, online schools and parochial schools. Let the dollars follow the child instead of forcing the child to follow the dollars, so that every child has the opportunity to attain an education.