Despite our proven success, there are many misconceptions about charter schools. Below, we set the record straight and provide the facts behind the myths.
Charter Schools take money away from public schools.
Charter schools cherry pick the best and brightest students.
Charter schools underperform and their graduation rates are much lower than traditional public schools.
Students who spend less time on campus don’t learn as effectively as those who are in a traditional classroom 5 days a week.
We need to stop the growth of charter schools. They’re not good for California.
But in fact, charter schools are publicly funded and tuition free! Learn4Life is no different. Each of our schools is free to attend and will never charge you a single penny in tuition. And to top it off, every school in the Learn4Life network is a 501c3 non profit organization!
Charter Schools charge tuition and are expensive for parents.
Charter Schools have a rigorous application process and exclude students who don’t meet their standards.
Charter schools are for-profit and focus on earnings.
Charter schools actively recruit students from traditional schools.
Charters are operated or led by a for-profit CMO/EMO.
Charter Schools turn away special education students and English Language Learners (ELL).
Charter schools are free from accountability and oversight.
Charter schools open satellite centers that operate illegally.
Charter schools receive more money than traditional public schools.
Charter schools have lower academic expectations and less academic rigor.
Charter schools are just diploma factories.
Charter schools hire unqualified teachers and staff.