Texas Shutters Underperforming Austin Charter School
Under Texas’ new “three strikes and you’re out rule,” an underperforming Austin charter school, American YouthWorks, has had its charter revoked.
Under Texas’ new “three strikes and you’re out rule,” an underperforming Austin charter school, American YouthWorks, has had its charter revoked. The State Office of Administrative Hearings took action because the school failed to meet financial and academic standards three years in a row. School officials decry the decision, citing American YouthWorks' commitment to underserved youth, but state education officials cite numerous shortcomings as justification for the move. (Austin American-Statesman)
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