Frequently Asked Questions

What is a public school academy?
Is a PSA considered a local school district?
What does the term "authorizing body" mean?
What are the major responsibilities of an authorizing body?
May a PSA be selective in their admissions policy?
Must a PSA use certified teachers?
May a PSA be religiously affiliated?
How is a PSA funded?
If a student voluntarily leaves a PSA must the student's resident school district enroll the student?
If a student voluntarily leaves a local school district must a PSA enroll the student?
Do PSAs offer special education?
How are PSAs different from traditional public schools?