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Texas lets struggling schools partner with nonprofits or charters for improvement. But many got Fs this year.

Four public schools being run by private organizations under a partnership must drastically improve their state ratings over the next couple of years or else face forced closure.

Kate Yetter teaches 5th grade writing at Ogden Elementary in San Antonio. On the left is Amaya'Jaslene Jones and on the right is Ignacio Romo (cq). Bexar County's school districts are among the most segregated in the state, with boundary lines historically drawn to consolidate resources. San Antonio ISD is working to create more socioeconomic and racial diversity through public school choice measures.
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