In the June 5 Hotline we covered Commissioner of Education Mike Morath’s approval of three new charters and outlined how destructive these new charter chains would be for school districts and individual campuses.
Now is your chance to fight back against this assault on our public schools by out-of-state charter chains funded by the Walton Foundation and other billionaires intent on privatizing our schools. While the commissioner of education has approval authority for these charters, that authority can be overruled by a veto vote by the Texas State Board of Education. So here’s how you can help make that happen:
For those in Austin or willing to travel there:
If these three charters are approved by this committee, they will move on to the full board for a vote at the Friday meeting.