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TEA Generation 23 External Reviewer Application is Now Available!

TEA Generation 23 External Reviewer Application is Now Available!

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has just posted the RFQ announcing the need for qualified external reviewers to score Generation 23 charter school applications. The application packet can be found here. The deadline to apply is Monday, December 11th.

What is an independent external reviewer of charter applications, and what do they do? […]

November 9th, 2017|Categories: Member Services, News, Opportunities, Quality, TEA|Tags: , , , , |
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Welcome Generation 22 Schools!

Welcome Generation 22 Schools!

By now you have probably heard the buzz and excitement about the addition of five new charter schools that were officially announced by the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) on Friday, June 23rd. Here’s a snapshot of the five new charters opening in August, 2018:

Bridgeway Preparatory Academy, which will be located […]

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Guest Blog: Testimony before the TX Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability

Guest Blog: Testimony before the TX Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability

Shirin Foroudi McMillan, Dean of College Preparation at Uplift Luna Preparatory-Secondary, delivered brief remarks as a witness at the second meeting of the Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability on February 23, 2016.  The following is her testimony in its entirety.

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting public testimony […]

February 25th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, TEA|Tags: , , , , , |

Guest Blog: TCSA Charter Start “Critical to Approval”

Guest Blog: TCSA Charter Start “Critical to Approval”

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By: Philip Muzzy, Co-Founder Ki Charter Academy

Understanding the competitive nature of the Texas charter application process, we felt that it was imperative from day one to seek the Texas Charter Schools Association team for guidance. We were applying for the 501(c)3 when we first contacted […]