The charter school industry is still relatively young, and assistance and information from city, state, and federal authorities is often lacking. Charter schools are part of a sweeping educational reform that offers alternatives for parents and students and places the highest priority on providing a better education. Charter schools are funded much like a public school, but each charter school is governed privately. Unlike traditional public schools, every charter school must demonstrate success, or it will lose its charter. Because of our years of experience we know what makes charter schools successful.