- New charter school coming to NRH
- Feb 8, 7:49 AM: The International Leadership of Texas charter school group will open a campus in North Richland Hills this August, adding to the campuses it already has in Arlington, far north Fort Worth and other parts of Texas.
- Charter school ‘beacon of hope’ for children, Oak Cliff neighborhood, backers say
- > Feb 8, 6:24 AM: Abandoned and neglected wards of Dallas County lived there, followed by juveniles in trouble for offenses from truancy to attempted murder. Then the lot sat vacant, blending in with the run-down area surrounding it. But now, the
- Katy touted as “hot spot” for private education options
- Feb 5, 5:55 AM: Katy might just be your best bet If you want options when it comes to your child's schooling.
- CPS: Charter school concept not a failure as Austin HS consolidates
- Feb 2, 6:12 AM: A little over 10 years ago Austin High School closed, replaced by three smaller schools under the Renaissance 2010 charter school model.
- Dallas City Council Approves Controversial Charter School
- Jan 28, 6:50 AM: Dallas Independent School District Trustee Joyce Foreman led the opposition. She said 27,000 kids who could be in Dallas public schools already attend charter schools, taking with them state-per-pupil funding.
- North Texas charter schools on the rise as critics oppose new Dallas campus
- Jan 27, 7:19 AM: A simple request to open a new campus in southwest Dallas has morphed into a public referendum on the charter school movement in North Texas — but parents started voting with their feet years ago.
- Katy ‘the place to be’ for private and charter schools
- Jan 27, 6:07 AM: Katy is branded as an education hub mainly because of its top-ranked public school district, but private schools have become significant in the community as an alternative source for education.
- Mayor backs charter school expansion in Southwest Dallas
- Jan 26, 6:51 AM: Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings gave his support Monday to the expansion of a charter school in Southwest Dallas.
- Charter funding question has few easy answers
- > Jan 25, 8:34 AM: With the Supreme Court close to deciding whether Texas' method of funding public schools is constitutional, a recurrent talking point has once again pervaded the conversation: Charter schools are disadvantaged when compared with
- As charter schools rise, Dallas ISD rues loss of students — and millions in funding
- Jan 22, 5:58 AM: Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Dallas ISD has acted “fat, dumb and happy” for too long as charter school enrollment exploded within the district’s boundaries, taking away millions in state funding.
- Charter School Fight In Dallas
- Jan 20, 6:49 AM: Elizabeth is one of 28,000 former Dallas ISD students attending publicly funded charter schools. ‘There’s an over proliferation of charters in this area,” Dalllas ISD Trustee Joyce Foreman complains.
- Dallas Feud Brewing Over Public Vs. Charter Schools
- Jan 14, 7:26 AM: A Dallas public school trustee won a short reprieve Wednesday in her battle to block a new charter school when the Dallas city council delayed a vote on the plan for two weeks.
- DISD trustee plans opposition to charter school expansion
- Jan 12, 6:00 AM: A Dallas ISD trustee says she will ask city council to place a moratorium on the creation of new open enrollment charter schools on Wednesday.
- Patrick: School Choice A Top Priority in 2017
- > Jan 8, 6:03 AM: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Thursday vowed to pass a bigger and better tax credit scholarship program — and possibly other school choice legislation — out of the Senate in 2017, saying school choice remains his top policy priority aside
- Downtown Seguin business owner to appeal permit denial for charter school
- Dec 28, 6:35 AM: A downtown Seguin business owner is appealing the city’s planning and zoning committee’s recent denial of a specific use permit to open a charter school.
- Inside the Effort to Re-imagine Dallas Schools
- Dec 22, 6:59 AM: Dallas — the school district but also the city — has been shaped over the past century by hundreds of thousands of individual decisions like this one, made by families seeking the best education for their kids.
- AISD board hires marketing firm to help increase student enrollment
- Dec 15, 7:16 AM: The Austin school board Monday night approved hiring a marketing firm to help boost student enrollment.
- Abbott taps Dallas’ home-rule champion as Education Commissioner
- > Dec 15, 5:59 AM: Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday named Dallas Independent School District trustee Mike Morath, an outspoken school-choice advocate who developed the district's controversial home-rule initiative, the next Texas Commissioner of
- AISD wants to hire company to help recruit students
- Dec 14, 7:12 AM: Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz says they hope this will boost enrollment. AISD wants to retain 95% of students in the district, and recruit kids, about 10% from charter and private schools.
- Central Texas charter schools gain ground in suburban shift
- > Dec 9, 7:04 AM: The Meridian charter school in Williamson County is just five years old and has nearly 1,300 students. But with another 1,400 students on a waiting list and an expansion underway, Meridian has captured the attention of the Round