The state will join nearly 30 others that offer private school choice to families, a favorite policy initiative of the Trump administration.
August 2017 Archives
Pollsters hypothesize that the causes may include changing dynamics within the Democratic Party, as well as high-profile debates over charter school expansion.
A group that aims to halt a the expansion says it has collected enough signatures for a petition to stop the new law from taking effect.
After Texas adopted stricter rules for charter schools, student academic performance in the sector is climbing. These findings may add more fodder to the debate over whether government should play a bigger role in regulating and shutting down charter schools.