Thank you for your question. Yes; working for a public charter school as a teacher is a form of public (government) employment, absolutely. If the school were instead a private or a religious school, then your answer would change to no. However, public school teachers (whether for charter, magnet, special, or traditional public schools) are considered to be employees of a local government or government agency.
Moreover, when public school teachers retire, they are usually entitled to receive some form of state or local government pension. Is that the reason for your question?
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