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Compass Rose Academy information meeting on October 22

Compass Rose Academy is a new charter school that’s still on the drawing board, but has tremendous promise for underserved students in San Antonio. Founder Paul Morrissey is hosting a parent information meeting on Thursday, October 22 at 5:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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[Best of 2013] An eventful year for charter schools, told though my favorite photo galleries

It’s been an eventful year for the charter school community in San Antonio. Here are my favorite photo galleries from 2013: “[Gallery] KIPP San Antonio 1st Annual March to College on November 1, 2013”, Inga Cotton, San Antonio Charter Moms, … Continue reading

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Blogger party with IDEA Public Schools at Kiddie Park PicaPica

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Yesterday morning, my blogger friends and I learned more about Choose to Succeed and IDEA Public Schools while our kids played at Kiddie Park PicaPica (earlier post) at a party sponsored by the George W. Brackenridge Foundation. As mentioned earlier, IDEA South Flores (go Owls!) has a recruitment … Continue reading

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Kiddie Park PicaPica: New. South side. Indoors.

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Did you see my earlier post about the IDEA South Flores recruitment booth at PicaPica Plaza? While I was there, I took my daughter to Kiddie Park PicaPica, a classic amusement park and party place. It’s brand new, but still has the … Continue reading

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Learn more about IDEA Public Schools at their PicaPica Plaza recruitment booth

As mentioned earlier, IDEA Public Schools now has a recruitment booth at PicaPica Plaza. It’s open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays. IDEA staff are on hand to answer questions and help parents … Continue reading

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School photos: IDEA South Flores construction site

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

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IDEA Public Schools recruitment booth now open at PicaPica Plaza

Have you heard about PicaPica Plaza? It’s a shopping, eating, and entertainment hub that opened last fall on the South Side. “Pica Pica Plaza is South San Antonio ‘retail entrepreneur’ incubator”, Tricia Lynn Silva, San Antonio Business Journal, November 30, 2012. … Continue reading

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