Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy enrollment and lottery information

The Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy (EKHLA) opened last year, in August 2013, as a public open-enrollment charter school for grades K-8 offering Hebrew language instruction; read more in this earlier post. How time flies! EKHLA is getting ready to take… Continue Reading

Texas GOP platform opposes “foreign culture charter schools”

From the 2012 platform of the Republican Party of Texas: Foreign Culture Charter Schools in Texas – We oppose public funding of charter schools which receive money from foreign entities. We demand that these Charter Schools have accountability and transparency… Continue Reading

Separation of church and charter school at Shekinah

The Shekinah Learning Institute, a San Antonio-based charter school operator, has to make some changes after a Texas Education Agency audit found problems with deals between the charter school districts and other entities (a church and a day care) with… Continue Reading