Texans for Education Reform
By M. Ray Perryman
For sustained economic growth, a strong presence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields is essential. Industries and occupations focused in these areas generate many of the innovations which improve productivity across the workforce. They are essential to the modern business complex.
By Michael B. Horn
As Course Access programs, in which students have access to publicly funded courses of their choice across a range of providers held accountable for results, proliferate across the country, gauging the success of these statewide programs will be difficult because of how districts are likely to respond, as I wrote a few weeks back.
By Jennifer Radcliffe
A new law — House Bill 885 — that enables the Permanent School Fund to back charter school bonds has already saved KIPP Houston an astounding $10 million in financing charges.
A child's nightmare: A popular kid moves in across the street and you have to watch the goings-on that you are not invited to. This August, KIPP Connect, a new $25 million school building, at 6700 Bellaire Blvd., will open across the street from Jane Long Academy, built in the late 1950s.