Numerous myths and misperceptions exist about charter school accountability and performance. Twice weekly, we will correct these misunderstandings using "just the facts.
MYTH: Public charter schools are for-profit entities.
FACT: All public charter schools are not-for-profit entities that operate under the authority of not-for-profit boards. In some cases, charter school boards hire for-profit entities to run their schools, but nearly all public schools including traditional districts purchase products or services from for-profit entities.