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Debate: What if every Texas school got a letter grade rating, A through F?

Parents, would you find it helpful if every school in Texas got a letter grade, A-F? Do letter grade ratings give parents a useful yardstick for quality? Or, do they oversimplify and obscure the differences among schools? Please leave a … Continue reading

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Successful charter school networks are expanding; when will they come to Texas?

A recent article on the Education Week website surveys charter school network expansion plans. “Prominent Charter Networks Eye Fresh Territory”, Sean Cavanagh, Education Week, July 5, 2012. Aspire Public Schools: based in California; expanding to Tennessee BASIS Schools, Inc.: based in … Continue reading

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Link: Presidential campaigns aren’t talking about charter schools

In an April 26, 2012 post, “School Reform: Why Romney and Obama Aren’t Talking about Education”, on the School of Thought blog at TIME Ideas, Andrew J. Rotherham expresses frustration that the Obama and Romney presidential campaigns are not talking about education … Continue reading

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