The Charter Effect: Enrollment Loss Hits San Antonio’s ‘Destination’ Districts

With plans to grow from 24 to 37 schools in San Antonio in three years, a growing number of charter operator IDEA’s campuses are located in suburban working class and middle class areas on the city’s North Side.

By Camile PhillipsJuly 5, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

The San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Area has two of the fastest growing cities in the country. But according to Texas enrollment data, the region’s traditional public schools lost nearly 4,000 students between 2017 and 2019.

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