The Senate passed Sen. Dan Patrick’s major charter school reform bill Thursday afternoon, in a version far different from what Patrick introduced earlier this session.
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Dan Patrick’s charter school bill reads like a wish list for school choice fans: facilities funding for charter schools, an end to the cap on state-approved charters, and a dedicated board to grant charters.
The film does the important work of reaching past the point-and-laugh instinct that runs so thick in most national coverage of the school standards fight.
Charter schools have historically been sold as places to try out innovative, low-cost education—a way to give poor kids a chance at a good [...]