‘It really flies in the face of local control in the state of Texas,’ one education policy expert said. The state’s Education Agency is enforcing one of the largest school district takeovers in the…
The state’s Education Agency is enforcing one of the largest school district takeovers in the history of the U.S., with some educators, who are already facing high attrition levels and The Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas.
“A lot of teachers that were thinking about leaving or retiring are going to do so, so it [the takeover] has caused an instability within the teaching force in our school district,” Houston Education Association (HEA) President Michelle Williams told ABC News.
But Mike Morath, the state’s commissioner of education, told ABC affiliate KTRK in Houston that the intervention was “necessary.
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