charter school


charter school

noun

: a school that is established by a charter, is run by teachers, parents, etc., and uses tax money but does not have to be run according to the rules of a city or state

Full Definition of CHARTER SCHOOL

:  a tax-supported school established by a charter between a granting body (as a school board) and an outside group (as of teachers and parents) which operates the school without most local and state educational regulations so as to achieve set goals

First Known Use of CHARTER SCHOOL

1992

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