Charter Schools

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Vision & Mission

The Division of Authorizing strives to increase the quality of charter schools, virtual/hybrid programs and schools, and resource campuses across Texas. We measure this success through the strength of our portfolio our authorizing practices, and belief from the education community on our LEA-focused mindset.

We are driven to cultivate innovative, high-quality learning opportunities and to empower the charter community, virtual/hybrid school and course providers, and district leaders through leadership, guidance and support.

News & Events

Generation 29 Open-Enrollment

The Generation 29 Open-Enrollment Charter Applications for Subchapter D New and Experienced Operators and Subchapter E Public College or University Charters are now open. They can be accessed at the Charter School Applicants webpage. Mandatory information session webinars for all interested entities will be taking place on July 28th and August 4th. Registration information is linked on the webpage. The application closes on November 3, 2023. Please email with any questions. 

TREx Access Is Open to New Charter Campuses and Sites 

Charters now have access to TREx for those campuses/sites to obtain records for students who are being enrolled in the new campus/site. The campus must be activated in AskTED and listed as “Under Construction” for access to be available. 

Resources & Information

The following webpages provide useful information and additional links to other resources.. 

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Contact Information

Division of Authorizing
Phone (512) 463-9575

For additional support, email the following as appropriate:

Authorizing Staff