If you don’t like the public high school your kids are assigned to, is it too late to get them signed up for the brand-new San Francisco Flex Academy? I don’t know.
In fact, there’s a lot I don’t know about San Francisco’s newest public charter school, the one at 555 Post, the one that’s “expecting to” start classes on Tuesday, September 7, 2010. Appears as if you send your kids to Union Square five days a week and then they’ll get learning from a mix of real live teachers and online instruction. It’s called “bricks and clicks,” baby, and it’s ably explained right here.
(And you parents Down South won’t be left out - Flex Academy Silicon Valley is coming online in in San Joser next year.)
All the deets:
San Francisco Flex Academy to Open Downtown This Fall. New Public Charter School Now Accepting Enrollments for Students in Grades 9-12
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23 — San Francisco Flex Academy (SF FLEX), an exciting new public charter high school and one of the state’s first full-time “hybrid” schools, will open this fall in downtown San Francisco. SF Flex is currently accepting enrollments for students in grades 9-12 and is expecting to start classes on Tuesday, September 7, 2010.
The school is conveniently located in downtown San Francisco at 555 Post Street, easily accessible by MUNI and BART.
The school will offer both onsite classroom instruction with highly qualified, credentialed teachers and state-of-the-art online learning provided by K12 Inc., America’s largest provider of online school programs for students in kindergarten through high school. There is no tuition to attend this public charter school.
So far, they’d been advertising with stuff like this at Alice 97.3 FM and a poster campaign – I saw something on a light pole at McAllister and Van Ness a couple months back.
Anyway, all the deets, after the jump