Education: Charter Schools

January 2014
Texas Almanac;2014/2015, p598
The article discusses the status of Charter-school legislation in Texas which provides for the four types of charter schools including the home-rule school district charter, the campus-program charter and the open-enrollment charter with districts showing no interest in first one.


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