The Texas Charter Schools Association is hosting its 2017 Texas Public Charter Schools Rally with about 2,000 public charter school students, parents, teachers, leaders, and advocates from campuses across the state.
We knew that if we decided to pursue that kind of education for our kids, it would raise eyebrows and provoke criticisms so we spent a lot of time deliberating over this question and the advantages and disadvantages of it.
Carmen Ward’s son, Paul, has Asperger’s Syndrome. The Saint Louis public school system was unable to meet Paul’s needs and his academic progress was suffering, so Carmen turned to a charter school—KIPP Inspire Academy. It’s made all the difference.