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As discussed above, the authorizer overseeing the chartering
These initiatives all became law by 1988 and opened the door to chartering. While most of the nation's governors were proposing tighter standards, Gov.
But the cost of maintaining a yacht (as much as $2 million to $3 million per year for a 200-foot yacht) has now made chartering revenue very attractive, especially since there is a growing market of people who can afford it.
The second chapter contains a list of Wisconsin charter schools, alphabetized by chartering authority.
Conversely, the chartering authority must realize both on the testing side and when designing other forms of accountability monitoring, that if it wants some school to be truly different -- especially if it wants them to serve at risk youngsters -- it has got to be imaginative and sensitive in monitoring their performance.
Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson all called for federal chartering of large corporations, as Madison, with unusual foresight, had urged at the Constitutional Convention.
Still others note that chartering a school can give professional educators genuine control over their work environment.
this section, the chartering authority shall be guided by the intent of
These criteria include whether the state grants charter schools an exemption from collective bargaining, the number of chartering authorities beyond local school boards, the number of new charter schools permitted, and whether charters are granted waivers from certain state and local laws.
As of January 2007, six states and the District of Columbia had created separate state-level chartering boards: the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools (1994), the Colorado Charter School Institute (2004), the District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (1996), the Florida Schools of Excellence Commission (2006), the Idaho Public Charter School Commission (2004), the South Carolina Public Charter School District (2006), and the Utah State Charter Board (2004).
"Many believe there will be a debate over optional federal chartering whether we like it or not, and we need to be ready," Ferguson said.