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Jubilee Academic Center teaches leadership skills in a family environment

Jubilee Academic Center is a neighborhood concept school. Everyone knows everyone else. Everyone is family. Everyone feels safe. That’s how Daniel G. Amador, Superintendent of Jubilee Academic Center, described the school culture to me. I recently toured the elementary school at … Continue reading

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IDEA Public Schools: a growing success in San Antonio

IDEA Public Schools is a network of high-performing public charter schools based in the Rio Grande Valley, but with a growing presence in San Antonio. IDEA Public Schools continues to earn recognition for its success in helping students graduate from high … Continue reading

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Gallery: Sneak peek at the new IDEA South Flores campus

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Classes start Wednesday, August 21 for grades K, 1, 2, and 6 at IDEA South Flores, the new charter school campus at 6919 South Flores Street, San Antonio, Texas 78221 (map). And tonight, Tuesday, August 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., is Meet … Continue reading

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Jubilee Academic Center expands Rio Grande Valley campuses

San Antonio-based Jubilee Academic Center is expanding its campuses in the Rio Grande Valley: Harlingen Leadership Academy and Livingway Leadership Academy in Brownsville. Read more at “Charter school district adds new campuses in Brownsville, Harlingen”, Gary Long, Brownsville Herald, July 2, 2013.

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College Signing Day 2013 at IDEA Public Schools in the Rio Grande Valley

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“College for All Children” is the IDEA Public Schools motto. In May 2013, at College Signing Day, seniors from six IDEA high schools in the Rio Grande Valley signed letters and held up signs to announce their choice of college. “IDEA … Continue reading

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US News: Texas’s top charter schools 2013

The US News & World Report high school rankings include these Texas charter schools: Westlake Academy (#6 Texas, #41 national) YES Prep North Central (Houston) (#7 Texas, #46 national) Uplift North Hills Preparatory (Irving) (#8 Texas, #51 national) IDEA Frontier (Brownsville) (#11 Texas, … Continue reading

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IDEA Brownsville opens

IDEA Public Schools is opening a new campus in Brownsville this week. “IDEA opens Paredes Line campus”, Gary Long, Brownsville Herald, August 19, 2012. IDEA Brownsville starts with kindergarten through second grade and sixth grade; they will add new kindergarten and sixth grade … Continue reading

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