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Charter Schools

Research by many economists indicates that competition from charter schools improves traditional public education and that high-performing charter schools often have better student outcomes than their peers in traditional public schools.


  • Remove barriers to entry for high-performing charter school operators.

Talking points for liberty fighters

  • Over 140,000 students are on charter school waiting lists.
  • High-performing Texas charter schools often outperform traditional public school districts in student results and achievement. Charters also place needed and significant pressure on traditional public schools to improve student results.
  • Traditional public schools can adopt the same regulations as charter schools and have many other advantages; yet parents are actively choosing charter schools because of their student results.
  • Artificial legal restrictions on the number of charter schools prevent many students from exercising their freedom of educational opportunity.

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