[Sponsored] InspireU mentoring program at Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Big Brothers Big Sisters South Texas (BBBSST). I was compensated to participate but all opinions are mine. Big ideas are powerful. But ideas spread one person at a time. Are you ready to… Continue Reading

Downtown San Antonio skyline reveals a cluster of charter schools

The other day, I walked up to the Overlook at the San Antonio Botanical Garden to stretch my legs and enjoy the view. Of course, since I have charter schools on the brain, I looked see how many campuses I could… Continue Reading

[Gallery] Bexar BiblioTech supports kids’ learning with tablets and ebooks

BiblioTech is the new Bexar County digital library. My kids and I gave it a try last week, and we recommend that you have a look, too. Here are our suggestions about how to use it. First, I went online to… Continue Reading

“I like what I’m seeing” says Ken Mercer after BASIS and Great Hearts charter interviews

Comments on BASIS and Great Hearts charter interviews: “In terms of finance and governance and curriculum, I like what I’m seeing,” said Ken Mercer, R-San Antonio, chairman of the board’s committee on school initiatives. Michael Soto, D-San Antonio, said he won’t… Continue Reading

Choose to Succeed and its supporters

A group of supporters gathered on October 17 in the Coates Chapel at the Southwest School of Art to launch Choose to Succeed, a movement to dramatically expand the community of high performing charter schools in San Antonio by growing the… Continue Reading