public schools

Dallas-Based Nonprofit Education Is Freedom Names New CEO

by | Dec 14, 2023

Dallas-based Education is Freedom (EIF), a college access advocate serving 25% of the public school students within Dallas County, has hired Dr. Susanna Russell as its new CEO.

Currently, Russell is the chief leadership officer of Garland Independent School District. Next year, Russell will replace outgoing CEO Marcia Page, who announced her desire to retire earlier this year after leading the EIF organization for more than 14 years....

Texas School Districts, Open Enrollment Charter Schools Get Waiver to Continue Virtual Instruction
by | Jun 26, 2023

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath has been directed by Gov. Greg Abbott to waive specific requirements for school districts or open-enrollment charter schools to continue offering virtual instruction options for students in grades 3 through 12 via the Texas Virtual School Network (TXVSN) for the next two school years....