Tag Archives: Louisiana

Empower families with knowledge to choose the right school

Parents are highly motivated to find the right schools for their kids, but they need help to find reliable, useful information. The Houston Chronicle proclaims with pride that Houston is a leading city for school choice. But: The problem? Facing all … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Orleans charter schools on HBO’s “Treme”

The second season of “Treme”, a dramatic HBO series set in post-Katrina New Orleans, came out on disc earlier this year. Among other story lines, season two touches on the rise of charter schools after the hurricane. The show’s story editor notes: … Continue reading

Posted in Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments