Charter school legislation in Texas (Texas Education Code, Chapter 12, Subchapter C) provides for campus or campus-program charter schools. Legislation requires all independent school districts to adopt a campus charter policy.
Campus charters are awarded by and all authority for oversight rests with the local school district. For more information about a specific campus charter or for a list of campus charters in your area, please contact the school district.
List of campus charters in askTED
(as reported by the independent school districts)
- A presentation (PPT, 1.12 MB) is available for school districts interested in creating new 2014-2015 campus charters.
- A letter has been posted to the TEA Correspondence page addressing the eligibility of new campus charter schools established by independent school districts to apply for start-up funding.
If you have any questions about the information on this page, contact the Division of Charter School Administration at (512) 463-9575.
Division of Charter School Administration
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 463-9575
April 14, 2014
Texas Commissioner of
Education Michael Williams today announced his decision to appoint a board of
managers to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District
(BISD). The Commissioner also announced his intent to name a new superintendent
for the district.
April 11, 2014
State Board of Education Friday broadened its call for new textbooks for Special
Topics in Social Studies to include but not be limited to, Mexican American
Studies, African American Studies, Native American Studies and Asian American
April 10, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael
Williams announced that the 2013
Snapshot: School District Profiles is available on the Texas Education Agency website.
April 07, 2014
The State Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Heroes for Children Award.This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren.