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Texas Charter Revolution: Grassroots Advocacy Spotlight

Texas Charter Revolution: Grassroots Advocacy Spotlight

The grassroots team is hard at work as the current school year comes to a close.  From direct parent training to hosting on-campus events to bringing elected officials to your schools, we want to support your advocacy needs!

Last week, Texas Charter Revolution wrapped up a series of 4 neutral candidate forums leading up to […]

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Getting the Message Right!

Getting the Message Right!

Even though we’re now well into February, let me challenge you with one more New Year’s resolution – raise your hand and repeat after me – “I will resolve to improve my messaging and communication skills!” Seriously, it’s always a great time for you to think about how to identify and articulate what you […]

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Are you in this fight?

Are you in this fight?

The upcoming 85th Texas Legislative Session will be our biggest challenge to date. Parents, teachers and board members are at the forefront of our advocacy efforts. It is critical to engage your lawmakers on an on-going basis. We are faced with difficult times in passing pro-charter legislation due to a variety of obstacles and […]

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Member Services, News, Rally, Social Media|Tags: , , |

Rapoport’s College Signing Day

Rapoport’s College Signing Day

On May 6, 2016, Rapoport Academy held its Generation Texas Decision Day, a college signing event for high school seniors. The entire high school including teachers, staff, parents and all 161 students celebrated with the Class of 2016 seniors. Each of the 32 senior students applied and were admitted to one or more colleges […]

June 9th, 2016|Categories: Member Services, News, Social Media|Tags: , , , |
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Guest Blog: How Sanchez Charter School prepared me for college

Guest Blog: How Sanchez Charter School prepared me for college

By Sandra Zamarripa

The first day of school at Sanchez Charter School in Houston, I walked to my seventh grade class and was mad at the fact that my mother made me move schools last minute. I had never heard of George I. Sanchez and was not happy about attending a small school […]

May 5th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Social Media||
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Texas Celebrates National Charter Schools Week

Texas Celebrates National Charter Schools Week

In recognition of the benefit charter schools provide to the students and communities of Texas, Governor Abbott proclaimed May 1-7, 2016, Charter Schools Week in Texas. Help us celebrate 20 years of operating charter schools in Texas by raising awareness of the great work at your school.  

Use TCSA’s information, resources, and tools to spread awareness […]

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Guest Blog: Sharing College Knowledge

Guest Blog: Sharing College Knowledge

Rio Grande Valley High School Students Help Each Other Get Accepted to College

Premier High School alumna Priscila Cantu is halfway through her freshman year at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley (UT-RGV). Getting into college was one of her high school goals, and while she was striving to reach it, she decided to help […]

March 17th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, News, Social Media|Tags: , , , |
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Voting on Super Tuesday

Voting on Super Tuesday

This Super Tuesday was my first time ever to vote. As a first-generation college graduate and first-generation citizen of this country, it is my duty to spread the importance of voting among eligible voters, particularly young voters. Becoming an American offered me the opportunity to have access to a great education and with my […]

March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Member Services, Social Media|Tags: , , |

Fulbright Scholar from Uruguay Comes to Legacy Prep in Dallas

Fulbright Scholar from Uruguay Comes to Legacy Prep in Dallas

The Fulbright Commission and U.S. Embassy in Uruguay recently selected Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy (Legacy) in the Dallas area to participate in the prestigious Visiting Uruguayan Educator Program.  Legacy was paired with a Fulbright Scholar from Uruguay for this distinct honor, and the program offers the host and the visiting educator […]

February 18th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Member Services, News, Social Media, Training|Tags: , , , |
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TCSA takes a tour of El Paso Leadership Academy

TCSA takes a tour of El Paso Leadership Academy

Texas Charter Schools Association’s Executive Director, David Dunn, and Director of Advocacy, Martha Fernandez, had the honor of touring El Paso Leadership Academy earlier this week. El Paso Leadership is in its second year of operation serving grades 6 and 7 with plans to expand up through grade 12 soon. EPLA has more than […]

December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Advocacy, News, Photo, Social Media|Tags: , , , |