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Government reforms may expand role of charter schools in Alberta
Charter schools can offer different types of programming and teaching techniques.

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Charter schools outperformed all other types of schools in Alberta’s Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) written in Grades 6 and 9.

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Independent schools and charter schools leverage public dollars towards cost-effective alternative approaches to education.

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Public schools in Alberta require more than $13,000 taxpayer dollars to educate a student while independent and charter schools require under $5,300 and $9,000 respectively.

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Charter schools are particularly well-equipped and effective at serving the needs of students of disadvantaged populations.