Individualized Developmental Educational Approaches to Learning (I.D.E.A.L.) Charter School

4965 South 20th Street - Milwaukee WI - 53221
Type of autonomy arrangement: Instrumentality charter contract
Basic Profile

Opened In

2001

Grades

K through 8

Environment

Urban

Type

District - Instrumentality Charter
Autonomies

Program

Determine learning program
Set school-level policy
Determine professional development
Determine authorizer assessments
Determine state assessments

Personnel

Select colleagues
Evaluate colleagues
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine tenure policy
Select leaders

Administrative

Determine school budget
Set staff pattern
Determine compensation
Determine teacher workday
Set schedule
Teacher Authority Is...
De Jure and De Facto

De jure teachers’ authority is granted via charter contract with district and waivers from union. De facto teachers select their colleagues, although the district retains the right to fill unfilled positions.

About the Learning Program

Rooted in individually guided education. Technology rich classroom, active learning and exploration.