The Texas Charter Exchange
Today I assume the role of CEO of the Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA). I couldn’t be more excited to lead the organization that is tasked with telling the stories of the incredible work you and your dedicated staffs are doing, and the students’ lives you’re changing. The responsibility of being the voice […]
Already in her young life, Roshan “Rosie” Khan was ranked first in her class at Harmony Science Academy-Pflugerville, served as student council president, testified before the Texas State House Education Committee about public charter schools, and is now a freshman at the University of Texas-Austin, where she has a quadruple major.
And she accomplished all […]
As TCSA gets set for the upcoming legislative session, it’s important for our members’ voices to be heard, and the best way for that to happen with your school is to serve on our Board of Directors.
Take it from board member Chuck Cook of ResponsiveEd, who noted that serving on the board is the […]
As I wrote in this newsletter a few months ago when I took over as TCSA’s Director of Communications, I want to help you share your story of success. For that, I’ll need your help.
What innovative programs are going on at your school? Who are the notable students, faculty, staff, parents and alumni that […]
SB 1882 partnerships, created as a result of legislation passed in 2017, offer open-enrollment charters and other eligible non-profit entities an opportunity to partner with traditional ISDs to improve the quality of education in districts across the state. There are three types of partnerships as a result of this legislation:
- Turnaround Partnerships – the district […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 15, 2018
Charter Schools Make up Quarter of Top-rated Schools in new A-F Grading System
AUSTIN – Today the Texas Education Agency released results of campus and district A-F ratings of all public schools, including charter schools. This is the first year that all public schools will be rated with an A-F grade. […]
TCSA CEO Starlee Coleman testified Wednesday at the House Public Education Committee hearing at the Texas State Capitol, telling lawmakers that as she begins her new position, she hopes for a new era of cooperation among the TCSA, ISDs and lawmakers as the new school year is set to begin.
Coleman told lawmakers that despite […]
Here we are again at the beginning of the school year. No doubt, the complex details of running an organization well and making the programmatic changes needed in order to meet state and federal requirements are all consuming. That said, I want to encourage you on your journey and give you food for thought […]
Our Board of Directors is composed of member schools representatives, and philanthropy and community representatives that guide and advance TCSA’s mission. The Advocacy Committee assists the TCSA and the Board in achieving the TCSA legislative priorities during the Texas Legislative sessions.
Join our efforts to strengthen and support the public charter school movement […]