The Texas State Senate: Senate Committee on Education
Senate Committee on Education
Committee Handouts/Written Testimony
August 24, 2012
— Agenda (PDF)
Submitted Written Testimony
Interim Charge #5: "Study the performance and accountability of charter schools, best practices of high-performing charter schools, and barriers to replication. Review policies and practices for authorizing high-quality charters and closing poor-performing charters. Study the benefits of and costs related to increasing the number of charters, as well as establishing additional authorization boards to grant new charters."
Panel 1: Overview of Charter Schools
- David Dunn, Executive Director, Texas Charter Schools Association
- Dr. Lisa Grover, Senior Director, State Advocacy, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
- Greg Richmond, President and CEO, National Association of Charter School Authorizers
All handouts are in PDF format except where otherwise noted.