Group Lines Up Property For 2 Charter Schools

D.C. charter board asked to reconsider preschool ranking plan

Schools of the type receive a share of the district's per-student funding that comes from the state, just like other schools in the district. However, the charter schools have an independent school board. Initially, the group's timeline was to open schools K-8 schools in 2014 and 2015 and a high school in 2017 but now says it is prepared to open two schools by August 2014. "We know that a majority of the children failing are on the north side of town," said Louella Cook, president of the Lafayette Charter Foundation. But, she added, the group also recognizes a need in Youngsville to alleviate overcrowded schools. "We didn't say just the children on the north side of town need help. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

The Children First Academy, located at 7308 East Little York, was ordered to close this week because the school had not conducted criminal background checks on all of its employees, which is required by law. The charter school has campuses in Houston and one in Dallas. Quick Clicks Both will remain closed until the issue is resolved. According to HISD, parents interested in enrolling their children in HISD should first visit their neighborhood school. If they have questions about other HISD campus options, call the School Choice Office at 713-556-6734. Copyright 2013 by <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

Charter school students invited to enroll in HISD

receive from that state? Depends on how you look at the numbers. The boards proposed Early Childhood Performance Management Framework would extend a system that is already being used to measure the success of charter schools serving older students and sort them into tiers. It was designed to give parents a better understanding of how charter schools compare to each other and to provide a common yard stick to show how they are meeting the goal of preparing the citys children for success later in school. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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