Representing Our Charter School at the San Antonio MLK March

Representing Our Charter School at the San Antonio MLK March | San Antonio Charter Moms

  My family and I, plus four other families from Great Hearts Monte Vista, participated in the City of San Antonio’s Martin Luther King, Jr. March on January 15, 2018. It was a meaningful experience to go as a group… Continue Reading

May 2014 runoff primary election and the impact on education in San Antonio

The results are in from the May 2014 runoff primary election. How will these results impact education in San Antonio, Bexar County, and Texas? What can we expect at the general election on November 4, 2014? U.S. Congress Will Hurd defeated Francisco “Quico”… Continue Reading

Rey Saldaña talks about his new role as Chief Engagement Officer at KIPP San Antonio

Rising star Rey Saldaña talked to me about teaming up with KIPP San Antonio, a group of high-performing charter schools in San Antonio, to attack poverty and improve education. Talking to Saldaña made me feel old, but that’s OK, because I’m glad that… Continue Reading

KIPP: San Antonio information sessions for 2014

KIPP: San Antonio has scheduled a series of information sessions and open houses for prospective parents who are thinking about enrolling their children in the tuition-free, open enrollment charter school for the 2014-15 school year. Here are the meeting dates: February… Continue Reading

[Gallery] KIPP Un Mundo tour; KIPP San Antonio hosts education roundtable with Greg Abbott

Earlier this month, I went to a  First Friday Breakfast at KIPP Un Mundo Academy; read more details about the event in this earlier post. The highlight of the visit was getting a campus tour from two first-grade students. This earlier post has dates and… Continue Reading

KIPP Aspire and New Frontiers charter schools earn three state distinctions

As mentioned in this earlier post, the Texas Education Agency recently released a new set of school accountability ratings. To highlight the top-performing schools in the state, the TEA released a list of schools that were rated “met standard” and also earned all… Continue Reading

Dates & events for San Antonio high-performing charter schools

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session or a demonstration lesson. Also, take note of application deadlines and lottery dates. April 29, 2013: KIPP: San Antonio middle school application deadline April 30, 2013: KIPP:… Continue Reading

San Antonio high-performing charter schools: information sessions, demonstration lessons, and more

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session or a demonstration lesson. Also, take note of application deadlines and lottery dates. April 14, 2013: BASIS San Antonio information session at 1:00 p.m. at the La… Continue Reading

High-performing charter schools in San Antonio: information sessions, demonstration lessons, and more

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session or a demonstration lesson. Also, there are some application deadlines and lottery dates coming up soon. April 4-10, 2013: BASIS San Antonio registration April 6, 2013: IDEA… Continue Reading