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Catch a ride to the Texas School Choice Week Rally in Austin on January 30, 2015

Show your support at the Texas School Choice Week Rally in Austin on January 30, 2015. Families Empowered is coordinating free transportation, meals, and activities at the Texas State Capitol as part of… 591 more words

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Charter school parents band together for transportation solutions

UPDATE: The parent-organized bus at Great Hearts Monte Vista will run in the morning AND the afternoon.

Charter schools can choose whether or not to offer transportation; see… 436 more words

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Dan Patrick's SB2 is a big deal for future Charter Moms and Dads

Good news for future Charter Moms and Charter Dads: there’s a bill in the Texas Senate right now, SB2, that would lift the arbitrary cap on the number of charters in Texas, would provide some funding for charter school facilities, and includes a whole package of best practices that would improve public education in Texas. 199 more words

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School finance: add money? or reform the system?

A recent article in Plaza de Armas, commenting on the district court’s decision in the school finance trial (earlier post), notes that two San Antonio-area representatives on the Public Education committee, Rep. 112 more words

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Charter schools at school finance trial: Why no state money for facilities? Charter cap?

The chief executive officer of a growing charter school with campuses in Austin testified Tuesday that a lack of state funding for buildings is forcing him to make stark decisions as his enrollment swells.

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