Uplift Education

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Parents Protest Irving School Admission Plan

One of the top ranked schools in North Texas stepped back from a plan Thursday night to only accept new students from areas with primarily low income families.

12/06/2012

The future location of a charter school in Deep Ellum, the 2600 block of Elm Street. (Credit: Jay Gormley)

Charter School Gets Another Go-Ahead To Move Into Deep Ellum

The Dallas City Council on Wednesday gave a charter school its blessing to use the city’s name in issuing bonds and nixed a rule prohibiting it from operating within 300 feet of a business that sells alcohol in Deep Ellum.

02/22/2012

The future location of a charter school in Deep Ellum, the 2600 block of Elm Street. (Credit: Jay Gormley)

Bar Owners Fight To Keep School Out Of Deep Ellum

Nearly 30 bar and night-club owners joined forces Monday night to put a stop to a plan that would bring a charter school to Deep Ellum’s entertainment district.

01/30/2012

North Texas Schools Get Teacher Merit Pay Money

North Texas receives federal grant money earmarked for teacher merit pay. Fort Worth ISD and charter school operator Uplift Education are two North Texas recipients of the grant money. While critics of merit pay argue it […]

09/23/2010