Education organizations request rejection of new charter school campuses Posted in: Opinions September 3, 2020 Dear Chairman Ellis and Members of the State Board of Education: On behalf of the 20 education organizations listed below, we appreciate your work to support public education throughout this pandemic. We understand that our state’s economy is in a recession and that state revenue projections are gloomy. To that end, we wanted to ask you to address an issue that could exacerbate the state’s budget crisis, harm school districts, and send Texas tax dollars out of state. On Friday, September 11, the SBOE will consider awarding eight new charter awards that include 18 new charter school campuses. We respectfully ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!