Mark Larson started with KIPP in 2002. In July he will become the executive director of City Education Partners, a group that tackles citywide education problems.
Administrators with KIPP and IDEA say the large demand necessitates growth and more campuses, but funding can be a challenge, particularly for charters.
KIPP’s graduating class sent out 1,936 college applications and received 779 acceptance letters to more than 100 schools.
Author David Osborne offered potential ways by which public schools in San Antonio could benefit from operating like charters.
A few blocks south of new lofts sprouting up around the Bluestar Arts Complex, planted along the Phase 3 section of the San Pedro Creek Improvements Project, a different kind of urban development project has made a home in the San Antonio.
These days, it’s almost impossible to ignore the recent explosion of charters schools in San Antonio’s urban school districts.