Education

Table: How Much Freedom From the Rules?

November 30, 2004 1 min read
  • Save to favorites
  • Print

See Also

Return to the main story,

In theory, charter schools receive control over many aspects of schooling in exchange for accountability. They reported the following levels of authority.

Percentage of Schools
Type of Authority Full authority Shared authority No authority
Daily schedule 84% 16% <1%
Purchasing of supplies and equipment 79 21 <1
Staff hiring, discipline, and dismissal 72 26 1
Other budgetary expenses, not including salaries and benefits 67 31 2
Student-disciplinary policies 64 36 <1
Student-assessment policies 63 33 4
School calendar 59 37 5
Curriculum 59 39 2
Teacher-certification requirements 45 45 9

A version of this article appeared in the December 01, 2004 edition of Education Week as How Much Freedom From the Rules?

Events

This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Reading & Literacy Webinar
Your Questions on the Science of Reading, Answered
Dive into the Science of Reading with K-12 leaders. Discover strategies, policy insights, and more in our webinar.
Content provided by Otus
Mathematics Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: Breaking the Cycle: How Districts are Turning around Dismal Math Scores
Math myth: Students just aren't good at it? Join us & learn how districts are boosting math scores.
This content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.
Sponsor
Student Achievement Webinar
How To Tackle The Biggest Hurdles To Effective Tutoring
Learn how districts overcome the three biggest challenges to implementing high-impact tutoring with fidelity: time, talent, and funding.
Content provided by Saga Education

EdWeek Top School Jobs

Teacher Jobs
Search over ten thousand teaching jobs nationwide — elementary, middle, high school and more.
View Jobs
Principal Jobs
Find hundreds of jobs for principals, assistant principals, and other school leadership roles.
View Jobs
Administrator Jobs
Over a thousand district-level jobs: superintendents, directors, more.
View Jobs
Support Staff Jobs
Search thousands of jobs, from paraprofessionals to counselors and more.
View Jobs

Read Next

Education Briefly Stated: March 13, 2024
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
9 min read
Education Briefly Stated: February 21, 2024
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Briefly Stated: February 7, 2024
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
8 min read
Education Briefly Stated: January 31, 2024
Here's a look at some recent Education Week articles you may have missed.
9 min read