The Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) named Dr. Soner Tarim the Leader of the Year and Ms. Brooke Lucero the Teacher of the Year at the 2017 Texas Charter Schools Conference last week. TCSA’s Chris Busse presented the awards to Dr. Tarim and Ms. Lucero at a luncheon with Education Commissioner Mike Morath, and […]
TCSA is proud that Texas’ very own Harmony Public Schools is receiving national recognition for providing outstanding public education to students. Earlier this week, the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools announced Harmony Public Schools as a finalist for the 2017
There is significant momentum for charter school facilities funding this legislative session. Earlier this week, Senator Donna Campbell held an event at the Texas Capitol to highlight joint efforts to narrow the funding gap between students at public charter schools and traditional school districts.
Sen. Campbell was joined by […]
Texas is home to innovative technology, energy, manufacturing and healthcare industries impacting millions of people across the globe. The freedom and passion in which our professionals pursue excellence results in the most cutting-edge advancements across America’s key industries in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). In an effort to ensure we maintain this lead, […]
The Texas Charter Schools Association is thrilled to recognize a Harmony School of Innovation-Fort Worth senior, Miguel Padilla, for earning a perfect score on the Advanced Placement Computer Science Test-A. Padilla is one of only 10 students to earn a perfect score on this exam out of nearly 60,000 students who […]
Texas Charter Schools Association’s (TCSA) Executive Director David Dunn delivered remarks at the recent graduation ceremony for the Harmony School of Excellence in Austin. Commencement activities took place at the extension auditorium in the Texas Capitol on May 28, 2016.
The auditorium was full of enthusiastic family and friends in support of […]
The following response appeared on the Huffington Post’s blog on April 1, 2016.
TCSA’s Response to Killing Ed: The Film That Texas Doesn’t Want You to See
Note: In 2013, the director of this documentary contacted my office requesting an interview regarding education reform. Taking every opportunity to discuss the necessity for charter schools, […]