Numerous myths and misperceptions exist about charter school accountability and performance. Twice weekly, we will correct these misunderstandings using "just the facts".
MYTH: Charter schools are an unproven experiment.
FACT: Eighteen years after charter schools first opened in Ohio, the parents of nearly 125,000 Ohio students currently choose public charter schools as the best education option for their children. Studies show that charters serving low-income populations are likely to perform higher than traditional public schools with similar student demographics.