The astonishing thing about charter schools is its aptitude to transform student’s performance by enhancing student’s innovative skills and wits (Tryjankowski, 2012, p. 73). Considering that the managers in a charter school have all the freedom to make changes to the system as they deem best, it is imperative to denote that students are predisposed to acquiring the best education. In essence, charter school provide a framework where students are provided an appropriate structure to learn hence improves their performance. Additionally, student’s capabilities are enhanced in a charter school subsequent to the fact that parents are involved, and teachers are allowed to become more innovative. The aforementioned is possible because teachers are given the freedom to adjust the curriculum to meet student’s needs (Tryjankowski, 2012, p. 72). Additionally, the students and teachers in collaboration have the aptitude to create a unique culture that foster academic excellence. Finally, charter school has the potential to develop new generation learning models that align well with technology and other issues in the contemporary times.
Apparently, fewer schools are established in middle-class and affluent communities owing a number of reasons. Firstly, affluent communities have well-established private schools that use advanced system of education; therefore they do not necessarily need charter schools to enhance their performance. Considering that rich kids are given the best of education in private schools where the connection between parents’ teachers and students is more profound than those of charter schools. It is imperative to note that they acquire much more than they would have otherwise acquired in charter schools. The second reason as to why there are fewer charter schools in affluent and middle-class communities is the fact that; these schools have been flooded with children who are deemed to be from the lower classes. Technically the affluent and middle-class communities alienate themselves from these schools for the reasoned aforementioned.
The federal administration funds the charter schools purposely in order to foster the development of the current educational system in United States. On the contrary, the public support the charter school movement subsequent to the fact that; they deem this system to cause positive effects in the aftermath. The class book was of essential importance to understanding the above owing the fact that it offers the reader with insightful notions regarding the management, formation, and development of charter schools.
Though charter schools have since been successful from a comprehensive perspective. The same have failed in addressing matters that relate to African-Americans students. Charter schools are acknowledged for having developed not only the wits and talents of African American students who were earlier experiencing difficulties in acquiring the required education. However, charter schools are seen to foster some form of modern segregation. In essence, charter schools have the option of becoming racially and economically diverse a fact that fosters segregation.
Tryjankowski, A. M. (2012). Charter school primer (pp. 71-124). New York: Peter Lang.