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US News: Texas’s top charter schools 2013

The US News & World Report high school rankings include these Texas charter schools: Westlake Academy (#6 Texas, #41 national) YES Prep North Central (Houston) (#7 Texas, #46 national) Uplift North Hills Preparatory (Irving) (#8 Texas, #51 national) IDEA Frontier (Brownsville) (#11 Texas, … Continue reading

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IDEA, Harmony among San Antonio’s Race to the Top finalists

As mentioned earlier, this summer the U.S. Department of Education expanded the Race to the Top grant program to accept applications not just from states (Texas declined to apply) but also from districts. Two charter management organizations with campuses in San … Continue reading

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New use for closed school buildings: Charter schools?

Dallas ISD closed nine campuses at the end of the 2011-12 school year. “Dallas ISD says it won’t sell school buildings that were closed this month”, Dallas Morning News, June 11, 2012. The editors at the Dallas Morning News propose … Continue reading

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US News: Texas’s top charter schools

These Texas charter schools ranked in the 2012 US News list of America’s best high schools: Westlake Academy (Westlake) (#5 Texas, #37 national) YES Prep North Central (Houston) (#8 Texas, #56 national) Peak Preparatory (Dallas) (#9 Texas, #66 national) IDEA … Continue reading

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