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Houston local’s work leads to victories for educators in school board racesPublish Date: December 11, 2017 7:43 pm
“Houston families and voters sent a clear message on Nov. 7 and in the runoff that they value the voices of frontline educators and will stand with candidates who embrace...Read More
Study notes low performance of Texas charters, questions expansionPublish Date: December 14, 2017 4:24 pm
A new study from the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) bolsters the results of other studies we've seen recently on the low performance of charter schools in Texas. IDRA--a nonprofit that publishes...Read More
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