[Hall Monitor] Great Idea: Where to Find a Substitute Teacher in Rural Nebraska

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. While conducting research for my recent Edutopia story, “Modernizing the Search for Substitute Teachers,” I came across a fantastic program in rural Nebraska.… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Support and Demand: CPPP and TNTP Explore What It Means to Be Underserved

[Hall Monitor] Support and Demand: CPPP and TNTP Explore What It Means to Be Underserved | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. When describing poverty, segregation, racial inequity, and all the other disparities in American life, the word “underserved” comes up a lot. I’ve had… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Governor Abbott’s School Finance Fix

[Hall Monitor] Governor Abbott's School Finance Fix | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. Now that the election is over, we return back to our reality. Things at the state house remain functionally the same—tax-averse Republicans everywhere.… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Stoking Voter Culture Is a Duty and a Privilege at Jefferson High School

Hall Monitor - Jefferson High School students registering to vote | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. Last year I wrote a story about high school voters. For several reasons, it never ran. However, given the battle for the polls… Continue Reading

[Barry Brake] A Dad Explains to the Texas State Board of Education Why U.S. History Textbooks Should Cite Moses as Inspiration for Representative Democracy

[Barry Brake] A Dad Explains to the Texas State Board of Education Why U.S. History Textbooks Should Cite Moses as Inspiration for Representative Democracy | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share this guest post from Barry Brake on an issue of importance to public education. I’m sitting in a room in Austin. People are milling around talking to each other, readying for a… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Fifth Grade Student Body President Ramps Up Empathy, Civic Engagement

Teacher Gloria Galvan with Price Elementary Student Body President Ryan Lopez | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. Ryan Lopez is not the kind of politician who makes empty promises. He’s more interested in seeing real needs and building a coalition… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] School Building to Be Renamed to Honor the Legacy of Bill Davis

Hall Monitor Bill Davis Legacy | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. The outcome of last Monday’s vote to rename the technology building at Rhodes Middle School in honor of Bill Davis— the teacher killed… Continue Reading

Get to Know More Schools at the Families Empowered San Antonio School Connection Fair

Families Empowered San Antonio School Connection Fair | San Antonio Charter Moms

Families Empowered is hosting a School Connection Fair in San Antonio on Saturday, November 10, 2018 as a way to help parents and caregivers find the right schools for their children. The fair will be at the Norris Conference Center, 618… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Texas Commission on Public School Finance: All That for Nothing?

Hall Monitor - Texas Commission on Public School Finance | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. Everything you thought you knew about school finance is about to change. And by “you” I mean most Texans, who know very little… Continue Reading

[Texas Public Radio] Worth Repeating: Inga Wanted More For Her Son

"Inga Wanted More for Her Son" -- Inga Cotton telling her story at Worth Repeating on Texas Public Radio (photo: Roberto Martinez) | San Antonio Charter Moms

My son’s autism diagnosis has been one of the defining experiences of my life. On October 2, 2018, I shared that story at the “Suckerpunch” episode of Worth Repeating, a recurring storytelling event organized by Texas Public Radio at Brick at… Continue Reading