The State Board of Education voted Friday to approve two new charter schools’ applications for the San Antonio area. The schools are slated to open in 2020-21.
Robert Rivard, editor and publisher of the Rivard Report, moderated the Teach For America-organized forum at The Garage at Pearl.
Data from the Texas Education Agency shows that economically disadvantaged students perform differently in traditional public schools than in charter schools.
DEA Public Schools has begun receiving proposals for Special Education Services.
The sticking point between traditional public schools and charters is not a fear of competition, but rather the inadequate way in which Texas funds them.
Teachers unions will eventually get used to working in a competitive world. But first, they must realize it’s here stay.
Charter schools are merely the latest attempt by private corporations to rebrand the school reform movement and exploit public funding for profit.
Seeking Joe Straus’ seat, Republicans Steve Allison and Matt Beebe will face off in the Texas House District 121 runoff election May 22.
Eighth-grade students at Great Hearts Monte Vista North were assigned homework about slavery that the school is now calling “inappropriate.”
On Monday, the SAISD school board will vote on a partnership with Democracy Prep, and in doing so take an overdue step to transform a floundering school.