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When should the state step in to close underperforming charter schools?

This story broke just before the holiday break, when I unplugged for a bit, except for a few “Best-of” posts (here, here, and here), and a slideshow of holiday lights. But it’s worth picking up now because it poses this … Continue reading

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Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design moves into Alameda Theater complex

The Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design has reached its goal of moving into the Alameda Theater complex. “Charter school moves into iconic downtown building”, Maria Luisa Cesar, San Antonio Express-News, October 8, 2013 (subscribers only); “Alameda School makes … Continue reading

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Five San Antonio charter schools tagged “improvement required” under new state accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency recently released a new set of accountability ratings for Texas school districts and campuses. This is the first set of ratings based on STAAR standardized testing data. (See this earlier post for a discussion of previous ratings.) … Continue reading

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Jeffrey D. Flores (formerly Alameda School) takes principal job at New Frontiers Charter School

Jeffrey D. Flores, formerly the founding principal of the Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design, will be the new principal at New Frontiers Charter School. This is a transition time for the Alameda School; the school is also moving … Continue reading

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