Charter Schools

Tennessee Charter School Law Eliminates Profit Motive

For-profit entities are not allowed to operate or manage charter schools in Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Education: Though a few states allow for-profit entities to operate public charter schools, and many states allow non-profit charter school governing bodies to contract with for-profit entities to operate or manage charter schools, Tennessee law prohibits …

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Why The Parents’ Campaign Supports HB 369, the House Charter School Bill

I know that many of you are very skeptical of charter schools, and I share some of that skepticism. I also know that thousands of Mississippi children have been trapped for years in chronically underperforming schools. We have to do something for these children, and we need to do something now. Many believe that it …

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Charter School Lobbyists in Mississippi

Charter school lobbyists are having a lot of influence in Mississippi’s charter school debate. The following are some of those representing the charter school, for-profit and virtual school lobby. Butler Snow Advisory Group has several of its lobbyists assigned to clients with a vested interest in charter school legislation, including the National Alliance for Public …

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