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"Charter schools," analysts Allyson Tucker and Donna Watson noted in the Arkansas Policy Foundation's 1996 report, "create an alternate form of public schooling where schools are granted significant autonomy but are held accountable for results." Unlike "other public schools," they explained, charters can be closed if they fail students.

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