[Hall Monitor] With Democracy Prep, SAISD Is Making New Friends. Can It Keep the Old?

[Hall Monitor] With Democracy Prep, SAISD Is Making New Friends. Can It Keep the Old? | San Antonio Charter Moms | San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and Support Personnel President Shelly Potter, speaks at a school board meeting on behalf of teachers at Stewart Elementary while teachers, parents and members of the Alliance wait for their turn to speak, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Photo by Alma Hernandez for Folo Media.

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. On Monday night, March 19, the board of San Antonio ISD passionately discussed—and ultimately voted to approve—a charter application and management agreement between… Continue Reading

An Introduction to Promesa Academy at the First Information Meeting

An Introduction to Promesa Academy at the First Information Meeting | San Antonio Charter Moms

Promesa Academy is a proposed public charter school that, once approved, will open in August 2019 on the near west side of San Antonio. The school promises to offer high-quality, college-preparatory education in an underserved area. I recently attended their… Continue Reading

San Antonio parents: Do you feel like you have “plenty of options” for schools?

San Antonio parents who aren’t satisfied with their neighborhood public school have plenty of options. “Education options abound”, Lindsay Kastner, San Antonio Express-News, August 7, 2013. San Antonio parents: Do you feel like you have “plenty of options”? I don’t.… Continue Reading

WOAI-4: Anne Frank Inspire Academy won’t open until Fall 2014

As mentioned in this earlier post, Anne Frank Inspire Academy recently announced that it will not open until Fall 2014. News 4 WOAI has picked up the story: “New charter school not ready for new year”, Emily Baucum, WAOI-4, August 20, 2013. Meanwhile,… Continue Reading

Anne Frank Inspire Academy delaying opening until Fall 2014

Disappointing news for students and families who were expecting to attend Anne Frank Inspire Academy this fall. Posted today on the charter school’s Facebook page and this news release: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Anne Frank Inspire Academy will not be opening this fall.… Continue Reading

Anne Frank Inspire Academy opening on Northwest Side in Fall 2013; info sessions

I haven’t done my due diligence yet, but I’m intrigued by what I’m hearing about Anne Frank Inspire Academy, a new school in the John H. Wood Jr. Public Charter District. “New school a major change for charter district”, Lindsay Kastner, San… Continue Reading