There’s not much to see yet, but here is the future site of IDEA South Flores at 6919 S. Flores St., San Antonio, TX 78221 (map)—opening this fall with grades K, 1, 2 and 6. (Earlier posts here and here.) Apply online, at an information session at IDEA Carver, or in … Continue reading
KIPP Un Mundo is a dual-language elementary school and is part of the KIPP: San Antonio group of open enrollment public charter schools.
Great Hearts Academies is a high-performing public charter school system based in Arizona. Its schools serve grades K-12 with a great books curriculum and an emphasis on character education. Great Hearts Texas received a Texas charter in 2012 and plans to open … Continue reading
Stopped at a red light behind a KIPP: San Antonio school bus, I noticed the “College Bound!” motto on the back.
“What book are you reading?” That’s the question Principal Mackee Mason asks students as he roams the campus of IDEA Carver Academy and College Prep, an open enrollment, tuition-free, public charter school on San Antonio’s East Side. On my recent tour, as … Continue reading
Last Friday, I toured IDEA Carver Academy and College Prep, an open enrollment, tuition-free, public charter school on San Antonio’s East Side. The campus started by David Robinson as The Carver Academy is now part of IDEA Public Schools, with Robinson’s continued … Continue reading
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Choose to Succeed is a coordinated effort among community leaders and funders to attract the best charter school organizations in the U.S. to locate campuses in San Antonio: IDEA Public Schools and KIPP: San Antonio will be joined by Great Hearts Academies, BASIS Schools, Carpe … Continue reading
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Street view of Travis Early College High School, a specialized school in the San Antonio Independent School District. It’s located on Main Avenue near the Monte Vista and Tobin Hill neighborhoods; it’s also very close to the campus of San Antonio College. More data at the … Continue reading
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Views of the front entrance of Mirabeau B. Lamar Elemntary School, a Pk-5 school in the San Antonio Independent School District. It’s located on Parland Place in the Mahncke Park neighborhood. More data at the Texas Tribune Public Schools Explorer.
The new issue of Texas Monthly also features a book review of “Saving the School: The True Story of a Principal, a Teacher, a Coach, a Bunch of Kids, and a Year in the Crosshairs of Education Reform” by Michael Brick. “Why Johnny … Continue reading