CLOSED [Giveaway] A parent-activist reads Richard Whitmire's "On the Rocketship"

Richard Whitmire‘s new book, On the Rocketship, starts off right, with this dedication: To the true disruptors: Rocketship parents pressing for better middle schools and high schools. The author gave me a copy to give away to my readers. To… Continue Reading

Rocketship Education parent information session on March 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Rocketship Education is hosting a parent information session on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cortez Branch Library, 2803 Hunter Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78224 (map). RSVP at www.rsed.org/texas. Rocketship Education is a network of public, open-enrollment charter schools… Continue Reading

Rocketship Education video: rethinking elementary

[vimeo 61889636 w=500 h=281] Rethinking Elementary School from the Ground Up from Rocketship Education on Vimeo. Rocketship Education, a Choose to Succeed partner CMO, is applying for a Texas charter this year. The Rocketship “new schools” team played this video at at… Continue Reading

Rocketship Education has “schoolteachers,” my son says

At the Rocketship Education information session yesterday, we watched a new video about Rocketship’s learning model and expansion plans. My five-year-old son is learning to read and couldn’t resist saying all the headings out loud. After we got home, had dinner, and… Continue Reading

Rocketship Education information session at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday

As mentioned earlier, Rocketship Education is a network of high-performing charter schools that is expanding nationally—and now possibly to Texas. Rocketship is hosting an information session at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19 at KIPP Aspire Academy, 735 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio,… Continue Reading

Rocketship applying for DC, but not Washington state (yet)

There are many successful charter schools operating across the country, but relatively few charter networks that are expanding in their region, let alone jumping across the country to open campuses in a different state. San Antonio is fortunate to have… Continue Reading