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With Democracy Prep, SAISD is making new friends. Can it keep the old?

With Democracy Prep, SAISD is making new friends. Can it keep the old?

On Monday night the board of San Antonio ISD passionately discussed— and ultimately voted to approve— a charter application and management agreement between SAISD and Democracy Prep Public Schools, a New York-based charter operator. The vote was unanimous, belying just how controversial the partnership has become. Since the mid-January announcement that Democracy Prep will take…

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Rumblings continue in the battle over SAISD-charter partnership

Rumblings continue in the battle over SAISD-charter partnership

“Whose schools?” “Our schools!” “Whose schools?” “Our schools!” That was the call and response chant on the steps of the SAISD administrative building ahead of the January 22 board meeting, in which the board voted to move forward in a charter agreement with Democracy Prep, a nonprofit organization that runs charter schools in Louisiana and…

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