There are more than 20,000 students in more 100 schools who are thankful for Academica, a pioneer in the charter school movement. Founded in 1999 Academica is now one of the nation’s longest-serving and most successful education service organizations founded by brothers Fernando and Ignacio Zulueta. Not everyone can count one of their high schools as being a consistent part of U.S. News and World Report’s List of Best High Schools in the country, but Mater Academy Charter High School, an Academica school, can.
The Academica network of charter schools exemplify innovation and opportunity when it revolutionized the traditional K-12 educational path turning it into a dynamic K-16 network which provides students from all backgrounds and socioeconomic groups with access to a free, high-quality education that includes optional college courses taught by college instructors, located a school’s physical location or delivered online via Academica Virtual Education web portal.
Fernando Zulueta, CEO of Academica Corporation is a great leader in education choice and he is this week’s guest on Reality Check with Jeanne Allen.