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IDEA Public Schools luncheon honoring David Robinson, board member and Carver Academy founder

I want to give you a sense of how it felt to be at the IDEA Public Schools 2015 luncheon honoring David Robinson, IDEA board member and Carver Academy founder, on May 11, 2015 at the Pearl Stable. Why did … Continue reading

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“What book are you reading?” — Principal Mackee Mason at IDEA Carver

“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

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College For All Children: IDEA Carver Academy and College Prep

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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“College For All Children”: IDEA college signing day 2012

The IDEA Public Schools motto is “College For All Children.” They are not kidding. As part of their spring graduation festivities, every senior from all three high school campuses in the Rio Grande Valley announced which four-year college they are … Continue reading

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David Robinson has confidence in IDEA

Legendary Spurs player David Robinson showed his support for IDEA Public Schools at their annual gala on Thursday. Asked about why he invited IDEA to take over Carver Academy in San Antonio: “Everything’s exceeded my expectations,” Robinson said. “A lot … Continue reading

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Link: IDEA Public Schools expanding to San Antonio

“Charter has big plans for San Antonio” , a feature article on IDEA Public Schools, appeared on the front page of the San Antonio Express-News, Sunday, April 29, 2012. Parents who are curious about IDEA’s plans to expand to San Antonio, starting with … Continue reading

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Profile: IDEA Public Schools

IDEA Public Schools is a high-performing charter school system based in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas. IDEA is coming to San Antonio in August 2012 with IDEA Carver (formerly the Carver Academy). See “Charter school group coming” in the San Antonio Express-News, February 12, 2012.

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