Monday, February 16, 2015

Partnership Offers Choices - Interview with SBISD Superintendent Duncan Klussmann

Spring Branch ISD's unique partnership with KIPP and YES Prep public charter schools offers students more district choice in their educational possibilities.  Students in the SKY Partnership program benefit through intense focus in the classroom and solid, proven programming, as well as, staying in their neighborhood schools and participating in co- and extracurricular activities.

Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin talks with Spring Branch ISD Superintendent Duncan Klussmann about the SKY Partnership.
Listen to the interview here >>

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Common Application Deadline

Tomorrow is the deadline for the Spring Branch ISD Choice Program Common Application! Register and apply today so you don't miss your chance! Choice Programs in the district include both Elementary and Secondary Dual Language, and Charter Programs. 

Apply now at The deadline is tomorrow, Friday, February 13th, 2015. The application closes at 4:00 p.m. so submit yours before the deadline! 

YES Prep Northbrook High School Director Readies For First Year

Bryan Reed could hardly contain himself as he sat down recently for an interview in the commons area at Northbrook High School.

“I’m really excited to be leading the YES Prep high school here,” he said, unprompted, while looking around the large open area, the walls and ramps leading to the second level adorned with motivational slogans – and the Northbrook Raider, astride a black steed, setting the tone.

That YES Prep high school will be YES Prep Northbrook High School, and classes begin there this summer. The high school program represents the maturing SKY Partnership, an innovative collaboration between Spring Branch ISD, a traditional school system, with YES Prep Houston Public Schools and KIPP Houston Public Schools, the highly successful state charter schools.

Read more on The School Zone >>
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