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TEA offers options for schools considering longer school year

As part of its school finance overhaul, the 86th Legislature last year provided a funding incentive for schools to extend their school calendar for up to 30 days beyond the required minimum operation time. Education Code sec. 25.081(a) requires school … Continue reading

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AG issues opinion on property of closed charter schools

The Texas attorney general said in a June 20 opinion that the education commissioner has authority to take possession of property of a charter school that is no longer in operation and that a court likely would conclude that such … Continue reading

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TEA seeks guidance on property of closed charter schools

In the wake of recent charter school closings, questions have been raised about the legal status and disposition of property purchased by a charter school that is no longer in operation. The Senate Education Committee in December heard testimony on … Continue reading

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