Texans for Education Reform
San Antonio has been selected as one of 14 U.S. cities to host events next month intended to fire up school choice supporters in a cross-country “whistle-stop train and motor coach” tour.
Texas charter schools are getting more respect these days — look no further than the support they got from lawmakers who this year approved the most significant rewrite of charter legislation since they authorized the concept in 1995.
The push to bring high-speed Internet to more U.S. schools drew high-profile support Wednesday, as a nonprofit that promotes that mission announced that it has received grants from an Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's organization, Startup:Education, and from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, worth a total of $9 million.
The Houston Independent School District scored an A+ thanks to significant test score improvements by disadvantaged students and a significant closing of the achievement gap between affluent and low-income students, according to Reason Foundation’s new Weighted Student Formula Yearbook.