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Nicholas, 13, works on his homework with his mother Britany Miller at home on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Houston. Davis is an eighth grader at The Lawson Academy.
Marie D. De Jesús | Houston Chronicle

Twice, Britany Miller has asked for special education services and accommodations at two different Houston-area charter schools for her son, Nicholas Davis, who struggles with depression and an attention disorder.

Elementary students line up for their next class at IDEA Carver charter school on San Antonio's East Side May 24, 2019.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Area has two of the fastest growing cities in the country. But according to Texas enrollment data, the region’s traditional public schools lost nearly 4,000 students between 2017 and 2019.

Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

San Antonio’s largest charter school network is gearing up for a fast-paced expansion over the next three years. IDEA Public Schools plans to add 15 schools in Bexar County by 2022, doubling its local enrollment to nearly 24,000 students.