Love football and charter schools? Watch Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt present a gift to KIPP: Houston

Is your household, like mine, so football-obsessed that even the early-preseason Hall of Fame Game (August 4, 2013, in case you’re keeping track) is noted on the calendar? San Antonio has traditionally been a Dallas Cowboys market, but the Houston… Continue Reading

US News: Texas’s top charter schools 2013

The US News & World Report high school rankings include these Texas charter schools: Westlake Academy¬†(#6 Texas, #41 national) YES Prep North Central (Houston) (#7 Texas, #46 national) Uplift North Hills Preparatory¬†(Irving) (#8 Texas, #51 national) IDEA Frontier¬†(Brownsville) (#11 Texas,… Continue Reading

Parent newsletter in Houston is a model of empowerment

Look what’s going on in Houston: Families Empowered has just published their December 2012 newsletter. The newsletter includes a summary of application deadlines for schools of choice, including Houston ISD magnets, YES Prep, and KIPP: Houston, and a link to… Continue Reading