Did you know that in the state of Arizona there are nearly 6oo operating charter schools? These schools serve over 170,000 students often with the intent to customize an education to fit their needs that was not fulfilled at the regular public schools. Charter schools are public schools that give parents and students a choice with a variety of different approaches to educational philosophies.
You can also voice your opinion by becoming a Charter Advocate with the Arizona Charter Schools Association. You can sign up through the link: http://www.azcharters.org/advocacy, and become a member.