The CREDO study used a Virtual Control Record methodology to compare groups of students whose academic experience and backgrounds were practically identical, except for the fact that some attended a charter, and others a traditional public school.
What does TPS stand for?
TPS stands for Traditional Public School (education)
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The projects were identified through a nationwide search to find the most promising and innovative cooperative practices between charter and traditional public schools that evidenced strong collaboration, originality, inventiveness, and the ability to replicate.
And they're even more accountable for students than traditional public schools because parents have a choice and when charters fall short of standards, they can be closed.
Another argument usually made for vouchers is that they create competitive pressures that force traditional public schools to improve in order to retain students.
Most of the risk management and insurance issues facing charter schools are the same that traditional public schools face: risk assessment, teacher screening, liability insurance for Parent Teacher Organizations, medical and benefits insurance, design of 403B plans and premises security.