Putting Education Reform To The Test

Inside Florida Charter School Contracts

Yesterday we looked at some of the misconceptions about how Florida charter schools must operate.

Today we’ll take a look at a couple of charter contracts to see the different requests school districts make of charter applicants. Seminole County asked Galileo School for Gifted Learning to abide by the class size limits for district schools, for instance, instead of the slightly more forgiving standards usually applied to charter schools.

Below is a Hillsborough County charter school contract. We’ve added some notes to point out important sections.

To read the contract of a Duval County charter school run by a for-profit firm, click here.

For Galileo School for Gifted Learning’s charter click here.

And finally, a Duval County charter high school here.


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