Some cities use zoning decisions to block charter schools.
The needs of Texas students are more varied and complex than ever before. During the pandemic, this reality became inescapable, especially for the children in our communities who are most vulnerable and the families that have long been underserved. We know that our public education system must become more creative. More flexible. More focused on providing all students exactly what they need to unlock their potential.
The question is: Will we finally prioritize students over politics to make that happen?
Public charter schools, including the seven KIPP Texas campuses in the Dallas area that I lead, are helping lead us forward. Schools like KIPP Texas-Dallas-Fort Worth are granted the freedom to empower our students and families in whatever ways they need. Now, more than ever, that matters. Click here to read the full story.