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Is Premier High School accredited and if so, by which accrediting agency? SACS, TEA?

Asked by Beverly, Nacogodches, TX Wed Feb 18, 2009

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Beverly,

Premier High School is a public charter school. Being a charter school they have some of the same obligations as any other public school. They are accredited by TEA. This is from the TEA website from their Division for Charter Schools.

To further promote local initiative, the 1995 revision of the Texas Education Code established a new type of public school, known as a charter school. Charter schools are subject to fewer state laws than other public schools with the idea of ensuring fiscal and academic accountability without undue regulation of instructional methods or pedagogical innovation. Like school districts, charter schools are monitored and accredited under the statewide testing and accountability system.

According to the Texas Education Code, the purposes of charter schools are to (1) improve student learning; (2) increase the choice of learning opportunities within the public school system; (3) create professional opportunities that will attract new teachers to the public school system; (4) establish a new form of accountability for public schools; and (5) encourage different and innovative learning methods.

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