A complaint by charter school backers affiliated with a powerful business group will be allowed to join five other lawsuits challenging the way Texas funds its public schools, a state district judge ruled Tuesday.
The Texas House Public Education committee is gathering to discuss the success and failure of charter schools statewide.
It could have been a routine discussion at Dallas City Hall, but it wasn’t. The topic — whether to create a non-profit corporation so a public charter school could issue bonds.
Campuses in the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) have been the repeated victims of copper thieves. In the month of November alone, copper thieves targeted nine schools.
The Texas Legislature ordered an investigation on Tuesday of the largest charter school network in the state after news organizations reported potential ties to a Muslim organization and misuse of public funds.