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charter school

[ chahr-ter skool ]
/ ˈtʃɑr tər ˌskul /
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noun
an autonomous public school created by a contract between a sponsor, as a local school district or corporation, and an organizer, as a group of teachers or a community group, often with a curriculum or focus that is not traditional.
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Origin of charter school

First recorded in 1800–10; current use dates from 1985–90
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