Charter schools

‘Rigor and grit’ in US charter schools and why it would be so wrong for Australia

By Garth Stahl

Charter schools represent an important era for public education in the United States, with unprecedented private resources being

Charter schools: an old, flawed idea and wrong for Australia

By David Zyngier

A new report proposes Australia adopt a US styled charter school, or UK type academies, approach as a solution to our falling scores on international tests. It even suggests Australia should consider for-profit schools. The report comes from the Centre for Independent Studies, a conservative pro-business pro-privatisation think tank. US charter schools and UK academies