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Parents, you can send your kids to charter schools and still be a good person

Parents, you can send your kids to charter schools and still be a good person. The same goes for parents who homeschool or send their kids to private schools. The responsible thing to do is to find the situation that … Continue reading

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[Gallery] Bexar BiblioTech supports kids’ learning with tablets and ebooks

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BiblioTech is the new Bexar County digital library. My kids and I gave it a try last week, and we recommend that you have a look, too. Here are our suggestions about how to use it. First, I went online to … Continue reading

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Charter schools help make San Antonio a “City on the Rise”

Lorenzo Gomez, Executive Director of the 80/20 Foundation and an SA2020 board member, has a “micro-script” for San Antonio: “A City On The Rise.” So why did these four words hit me the way they did? I think it’s because … Continue reading

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Choose to Succeed and its supporters

A group of supporters gathered on October 17 in the Coates Chapel at the Southwest School of Art to launch Choose to Succeed, a movement to dramatically expand the community of high performing charter schools in San Antonio by growing the … Continue reading

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Profile: Choose to Succeed

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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