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David Dunn

Executive director, Texas Charter Schools Association

David Dunn is executive director of the Texas Charter Schools Association. Before that, he served as chief of staff to the U.S. Secretary of Education, as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy at the White House Domestic Policy Council, Associate Executive Director and chief lobbyist of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and 15 years in education and fiscal policy analysis for the state of Texas.

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School finance reform must include public charter schools

Even with a 22-year record of growth, student outcomes, and parental demand, public charter schools are still not recognized by some as fully part of the public education system and quite frankly, enough is enough. Students at charter schools should not be penalized because parents select the best school that meets their needs.