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Texas schools chief took over Houston district, but has let underperforming charter networks expand

Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has repeatedly waived expansion requirements for charter school networks, allowing them to serve thousands more students, even when they don’t meet academic performance standards.

By Kiah Collier and Dan Keemahill, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
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“Incredibly hypocritical”

Little oversight

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