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Patrick: School Choice A Top Priority in 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 >
State plans to close three Houston-area charter schools
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Nov 20, 6:58 AM: Two Houston charter schools and one in La Marque will be shut down by the state unless they win an appeal, the Texas Education Agency announced Thursday.
Hallsville ISD trustees increase transfer tuition, set fee for virtual school
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Nov 18, 6:34 AM: Trustees this week also approved a new fee for its Virtual High School, an online set of courses that matches the district's brick-and-mortar high school curriculum.
Charter school with former Prime Prep students loses ratings appeal
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Nov 12, 7:01 AM: A charter school in the Red Bird area will keep its poor academic rating, after the state denied the school’s appeal this week.
Word of mouth major factor for parents charting charter school course
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Nov 9, 7:31 AM: The annual charter school lottery period is here, when parents throw their children's names into the proverbial hat for a chance to enroll in their school of choice. With limited spaces and wait lists that can literally be thousands >
Cumberland Academy opens new high school
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Nov 9, 6:40 AM: Cumberland Academy is a public, tuition-free charter school. It started as a private elementary school founded Dr. Jim Cotton and Mrs. Cotton about 20 years ago but was turned into a charter school in 1998. Later it expanded to >
Charter advocates push for facilities funding at Bexar County conference
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Nov 2, 7:31 AM: Charter school advocates at an annual conference here said money for school facilities was an obvious top legislative priority next year.
City seeks to close charter school loophole
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Oct 21, 5:17 AM: According to the city’s Land Development Code, organizations planning to build open-enrollment charter schools are exempt from various development regulations, including some intended to mitigate flood and traffic impacts. This >
Lt. Gov. Patrick lays groundwork for renewed school voucher push
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Oct 13, 5:09 AM: A continued push for school choice and expansion of charter schools in Texas are among studies directed Monday by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a fan of both, in the latest bid by the conservative Republican leadership to pass controversial >
Patrick calls ‘school choice,’ charters for study
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Oct 13, 5:03 AM: A continued push for school choice and expansion of charter schools in Texas are among studies directed Monday by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a fan of both, in the latest bid by the conservative Republican leadership to pass controversial >
Dallas teachers association blasts raise, evaluation system
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Oct 1, 5:24 AM: The National Education Association-Dallas plans to file a class-action grievance with Dallas ISD over its new teacher evaluation system.
A blue ribbon for Young Women’s Leadership Academy
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Sep 30, 6:51 AM: The U.S. Education Department has named the Young Women’s Leadership Academy a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School for its academic excellence.
Public Charter School At Private College Is Texas First
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Sep 22, 8:38 AM: Texas public colleges, including Dallas County Community College District, UT Austin and some others partner with charter schools.
Controversial charter school could expand on current Austin site
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Sep 22, 5:26 AM: Controversial plans to construct a second school building on a 4-acre site owned by Austin Achieve Public Schools are not yet off the table.

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