School Choice Options in Texas

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?

YES

Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?

YES

Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?

YES

Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?

YES

Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?

NO

Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?

YES
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Texas Celebrates National School Choice Week

Texas Coalition School Choice Rally

January 24, 2017 at 10:00am

1100 Congress Ave Austin, TX 78701

Students, Teachers, and School Choice Supporters from across the state are hosting a rally to share their message with Texas: School Choice Works!

Kickoff School Choice

January 26, 2017

Kirby Icehouse, 3333 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098

Ric Campo, Chairman of the Houston Super Bowl Committee and CEO of Camden Properties, will address 250 rising professionals in Houston about the importance of school choice and how they can help and get engaged to support expanding choice in Houston.

Harmony School of Excellence Open House

January 21, 2017 at 11:00am

2015 SW Loop 410 - San Antonio, TX 78227

Enrollment Open House will be an event for families from the community to come and visit our school. It is so hard for working parents to be able to come in take tours of our school.

School Choice Pep Rally - TLCA Arlington

January 23, 2017 at 8:15am

1950 NE Green Oaks Blvd - Arlington, TX

We are a charter school located in Arlington, TX that currently houses Kindergarten through 8th grade. We are a Leader in Me school and specialize in creating future leaders!

Dinner and a Movie

January 27, 2017 at 6:15pm

The Goddard School of Pflugerville 1040 E Wells Branch Parkway - Pflugerville, TX 7866

Families can come to the school where we will have a movie playing on the Smart TV in our Kinder Classroom. We will kick the night off with a Thank You to all the families that have chosen to attend our school, and a shout out to National School Choice week and all it stands for.

Science Fair & National School Choice Week

February 15, 2017

Harmony Public Schools Charter 9321 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Houston, TX 77099

We will celebrate our yearly Science Fair Contest with Dignitaries as Judges and Parents as viewers. We will have a speaker for the Science Fair and For NSCW.

For all events check out Texas'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Partners

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at shelby@schoolchoiceweek.com