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.
Perpetually struggling Westside charter Carpe Diem Innovative School Westwood announced March 2 it would close following the 2017-18 school year.
The San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and Support Personnel has no interest in maintaining a status quo that fails too many of our students.
No other entity within the structure of the San Antonio Independent School District is as resistant to change as the teachers union.
SAISD is negotiating another partnership with a Dallas-based charter network to address low graduation rates at Lanier and Highlands high schools.