As parents and community members in San Antonio, we need to talk about what we want our public education system to be. Perhaps you have seen ads on TV or online for the Keep Learning, San Antonio campaign and are wondering… Continue Reading
In 2011, my family moved out of San Antonio ISD in search of the right schools for our children; this 2012 post at the Rivard Report captured our situation at the time. In 2018, the landscape is different. Families now… Continue Reading
Many of my recent posts have been profiles of new schools opening in San Antonio, and those stories are exciting to share. But thoughtful readers ask me, and I wonder for myself, where is this going? What does the growth… Continue Reading
Would you like to learn more about KIPP: San Antonio? The next First Friday Breakfast will be at KIPP University Prep, 319 E. Mulberry Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78212 (map), on Friday, March 7, 2014, from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The featured speakers will be Tina DeValk… Continue Reading
United States Senator John Cornyn (who is running for re-election this year) visited KIPP University Prep on Friday afternoon to talk to the students.
“But I’m not ready for college!” That’s what F.T., my six-year-old son, said out loud. But some of the high school seniors were probably thinking it to themselves. F.T. asked why we were walking to the post office. I explained… Continue Reading
I’ve written before about KIPP: San Antonio‘s First Friday Breakfasts. The next one, on Friday, November 1, 2013 at KIPP University Prep, will be special, featuring the 1st Annual KIPP San Antonio March to College. The First Friday Breakfast will be from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.,… Continue Reading