More on Texas Charters

A couple of days ago I pointed out the explosive growth in enrollment in charter schools in Texas shown on this Texas Policy Foundation graph. Notice charter school enrollment exploded in Texas after 1996. And, this graph does not include another group of thousands more Texas students enrolled in special charter school districts. Overall, I…

The door to a decent life

Melanie Barrett and Kathy Hancock get it in Christian County. So does the Kentucky New Era in Hopkinsville. Barrett and Hancock are “Opening Doors” (subscription) to a better life for young adults ages 18 to 21 who dropped out of school. Their Academy of Continuing Education (ACE) allows these recent dropouts to complete their education…