Topic: Accountability System

A-F Accountability Ratings: Charters vs. School Districts

A-F Accountability Ratings: Charters vs. School Districts Last week, the TEA released their A-F accountability ratings for each campus throughout the state and the comparison between ISDs and charters is shameful considering the state spends $3 billion per year on inefficient, unaccountable, and subpar charters: 25.1% of ISDs earned an “A” compared to 24.6% of charter operators 60.9% of ISDs...

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Democracy under siege in Houston as School Board faces possible state takeover

As we reported two weeks ago in the Hotline, Houston ISD has been under the threat of a state takeover for accountability sanctions and that threat was just amplified this week by a TEA report examining the School Board’s governance and recommending that it be replaced by a board of managers appointed by the state. Houston ISD has until August...

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