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Choice Does Not Mean Compromise

Choice Does Not Mean Compromise

By Michelle McCurdy, Mother of a Charter School Student at Altamira Academy

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When considering Kindergarten for my daughter, Meredith, I researched every option to find the best school to meet her needs. I eventually selected Altamira Academy, one of three elementary […]

Texas Students Deserve Transformational Funding Reform

Texas Students Deserve Transformational Funding Reform

The following op-ed originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Commentary: Texas students deserve transformational funding reform

The Texas Supreme Court’s opinion on school finance got one thing right: Students deserve “transformational, top-to-bottom reforms” for the school funding system. Such reform is especially necessary to address students attending a public […]

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School Finance Lawsuit: Now, We Wait

School Finance Lawsuit: Now, We Wait

Update: Archived video of the oral arguments can be viewed here.

Former Texas Solicitor General James Ho made the case for equitable funding for public charter school students and TCSA General Counsel Denise Pierce drove the point home at the school finance trial before the Supreme Court of […]