school choice

Dallas ISD Hosts “School Shopping” Event at FIG

By Candy's Dirt / October 28, 2018 / 0 Comments
Dallas ISD

Choice schools? Magnet schools? Neighborhood schools? What is the best choice for your child? Dallas ISD is aiming to help parents and families navigate those choices with a school shopping event at Fashion Institute Gallery on Nov. 3. The event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will allow parents to visit […]

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Low Enrollment At Some Campuses Spurs Revamp Strategy for Dallas ISD

By Bethany Erickson / March 23, 2018 / 0 Comments
Dallas ISD

It was a busy and productive monthly meeting of the Dallas ISD board of trustees Thursday evening, with much of the night centered on the creation of two new choice schools and an update on the Accelerating Campus Excellence program. The district’s ACE program has been partly responsible for the turnaround of several Improvement Required […]

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Dan Patrick Touts School Choice — But What’s the ROI?

By Bethany Erickson / January 27, 2017 / 4 Comments

  This week, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott donned yellow scarves and held a “School Choice Week” rally in Austin. “I hope and I urge that that law reach my desk,” Abbott declared. “And when it does, I will make the choice to sign it and authorize school choice in the state […]

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Education Front and Center in Texas Legislature

By Bethany Erickson / December 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

When the Texas legislature reconvenes January 10, it will have a laundry list of things to tackle – some controversial, some mundane (you can keep up to date on the full list of bills filed here). But some of the biggest issues will involve the trajectory of public education in the state. While we can’t […]

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