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Raise Your Hand Texas Praises Senate Passage Of Balanced Charter School Quality Legislation

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“The passage today of SB 2 by the Texas Senate represents an important victory for quality, accountability and measured expansion of charter schools in Texas. SB 2 strikes an appropriate balance in encouraging the growth of high quality charter schools while ensuring that the Commissioner of Education has the necessary tools to provide effective quality control and oversight. Raise Your Hand Texas congratulates Senator Patrick for his leadership in balancing these interests, and in passing a strong bill for the benefit of Texas students.”

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Raise Your Hand Texas Praises Senate Passage Of Balanced Charter School Quality Legislation

  1. 1.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2013 Media Contact: Shannon Ratliff, (512) 494-4081 sratliff@policydesign.com   Raise Your Hand Texas Praises Senate Passage of Balanced Charter School Quality Legislation(AUSTIN, TEXAS) Raise Your Hand Texas released the following statement from CEO Dr.David Anthony on the passage of SB 2 relating to charter school quality by the TexasSenate:“The passage today of SB 2 by the Texas Senate represents an important victory for quality,accountability and measured expansion of charter schools in Texas. SB 2 strikes anappropriate balance in encouraging the growth of high quality charter schools while ensuringthat the Commissioner of Education has the necessary tools to provide effective qualitycontrol and oversight. Raise Your Hand Texas congratulates Senator Patrick for hisleadership in balancing these interests, and in passing a strong bill for the benefit of Texasstudents.” ####  About Raise Your Hand Texas  Raise Your Hand Texas is a non-profit education advocacy organization working tostrengthen public education in Texas. Raise Your Hand Texas trains public school leadersto lead effective change in their schools, and advocates for public policies that make publicschools better for all Texas students and families.  Follow us on Twitter: @RYHTexas  Connect with us on Facebook: facebook.com/RaiseYourHandTexas    

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