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Elected Officials and Families Explore Local Charter Schools

Posted on November 13, 2015 //

by Bekah McNeel | The Rivard Report | November 13, 2015

Proof of charter schools’ growing prominence in the Texas education landscape could be seen in the guest list for a day-long tour of high performing charters in San Antonio. On Nov. 6, the George W. Brackenridge Foundation, a driving force in local school choice movements, hosted a tour of five high-performing charter schools for elected leaders and policy makers. 

Participants boarded a bus and spent the day on the campuses of BASIS North Central, Carpe Diem Westwood, Great Hearts Northern Oaks, IDEA Walzem and KIPP San Antonio. They observed classrooms and heard from teachers and students on each campus.

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