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What is a Charter School?

Public charter schools are tuition-free, open-enrollment public schools that have the flexibility to adapt to the educational needs of individual students, while held to strict state academic and financial accountability standards. 

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TPCSA’s mission is to support and advocate for a policy and regulatory climate that ensures every student in Texas has access to ever-improving public school options. Charter school advocates share their stories and make their voices heard to help advance pro-charter policies throughout the state. Learn more and sign up to become an advocate here!

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The Texas Public Charter Schools Association (TPCSA) is committed to helping aspiring charter operators navigate the complex process of applying for and subsequently opening a charter school.

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Public charter schools vary in mission and model, serving a diverse range of Texas students. Looking for a school in your area or want a school by a specific mission type?

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