Texas ed chief approves new San Antonio charter schools

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams approved an Arizona-based charter school's application Friday to operate a network of five charter schools in San Antonio.

Carpe Diem Schools, which has campuses in Yuma, Ariz., and in the Midwest, wants to establish five San Antonio locations, each accommodating about 300 students in grades six through 12.

“Strengthening the network of charter schools across our state is a critical component to providing greater parental choice,” Williams said in a press release.

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