| |Sunday, Dec. 08, 2013
| |Thursday, Dec. 05, 2013
Texas charter schools are getting more respect these days — look no further than the support they got from lawmakers who this year approved the most significant rewrite of charter legislation since they authorized the concept in 1995.
A key part of that rewrite was to lift the 215-charter limit that had been in effect since 2001, when a few poorly run and insufficiently regulated schools dragged down the reputation of the entire movement. Read more
| |Tuesday, Dec. 03, 2013
There are days I wish President Barack Obama could have met my Aunt Doll — not to be confused with Aunt Cindy, my mother’s only sister, who was a churchgoing, nonswearing, nondrinking woman.
Dollie Cheney was the daughter and surviving heir of my great-grandfather Major Cheney and a sister to my father’s mother. She was actually my great-aunt, but all family members called her Aunt Doll. Read more