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For a decade, Illinois has been experimenting with a new approach to public education: privately managed charter schools. Now, with two Chicago champions of the charters—President Barack Obama and education secretary Arne Duncan—at the helm in Washington, these reform-minded schools may play a key role in solving the country’s scholastic woes. Here is how they work, and a look at some of the best charter schools in the area Read more