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Parents & Families

Parent's Perspective

Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes.

That's also all true for public charter schools.

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the reality that a one-size-fits all approach to public education does not work for everyone. Each charter school is different, offering families a variety of public education options so they can select the school that best fits their child's learning needs. Watch this video to hear from one Wyoming charter school mom about what finding the right fit for her kids means to her family.

The Story of Rural Charter Schools

Though much attention is placed on charter schools in urban settings, they aren't the only places where public charter schools can offer students a high-quality education.

More than 320,000 students are enrolled in rural charter schools across the United States. The autonomy and flexibility of the charter school model can help mitigate some of the challenges rural school face and offer ways to strengthen small communities. To learn even more about rural charter schools, read the latest report on the current landscape of charter schools and their challenges and opportunities. 

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