There’s probably a limited chance of drama in this year’s charter school picks, but expect some debate from the board over one application in particular, from Athlos Academy. In its interview earlier this year, the Athlos team faced tough questions from board member Ruben Cortez over the school’s ties to out-of-state groups.
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At a state board meeting Wednesday, Ed Commissioner Michael Williams defended letting the Great Hearts charter school expand into Dallas, over state board members’ vote to block the school.
This week, State Board of Education members will confront Education Commissioner Michael Williams about his decision to override their veto of an Arizona charter school with strong political backing.
There was no telling how freely Michael Williams might approve new charter schools. But it turns out, he was pretty selective—only four of the 12 applicants made the cut.