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Charter schools are public schools

Posted on May 12, 2017 // KIPP Aspire Academy, KIPP Camino Academy, KIPP Esperanza, KIPP Poder, KIPP Un Mundo, KIPP University Prep,

By Dr. Maria Hernandez Ferrier and Lionel Sosa | For the San Antonio Express-News | May 12, 2017

At long last, there is significant momentum for funding charter school facilities this legislative session.

As lifelong San Antonians, we know the importance of quality education, especially education that prepares students for success in high school, college, trade school or community college. This is why we volunteer as board members for KIPP San Antonio Public Schools. Students in San Antonio and across our state deserve our involvement and our community’s support. Teachers and students can’t do it on their own.

If we want to build up the educational attainment of our city and ensure a vibrant future, we need to increase access to seats in quality schools.

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