purposes of 

charter schools

The purposes of Utah's charter schools as a whole consist of the following:

  1. Continue to improve student learning.
  2. Encourage use of different and innovative teaching methods.
  3. Create opportunities for educators to design and implement programs.
  4. Increase choice of learning opportunities for students.
  5. Establish new school models and forms of accountability.
  6. Provide opportunities for great parental involvement and management.
  7. Expand public school choice.

(53A-1a-503)

Charter School Website:
http://www.schools.utah.gov/charterschools

Comparison of Public, Charter, Private Schools:
http://www.schools.utah.gov/charterschools/Home/Comparison.aspx