Many Texas special ed parents fear school vouchers because ‘private schools don’t have to play’

Posted on · The governor and top lawmakers have pointed to students in special education as prime beneficiaries of school vouchers. Some community members are worried the approach will drain funds from already shortchanged public schools while opening the door for discrimination against students with disabilities. 

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Diploma Mills in Houston and Across the State of Texas

Posted on · Some Houston-area high school students are leaving public schools to attend "private schools," but on further inspection, those private schools are really non-accredited institutions, in which a student pays a fee, takes one test, and then "graduates," diploma in hand. School board members and education experts characterize schools offering such services as essentially diploma mills, […]