Lamar Elementary: a neighborhood school in a cultural corridor

Last week, my daughter, G.N., and I attended a Spotlight Breakfast at Lamar Elementary, 201 Parland Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 (map), an elementary school in San Antonio ISD serving kindergarten through fifth grade and offering pre-K for three- and… Continue Reading

Jubilee Academic Center teaches leadership skills in a family environment

Jubilee Academic Center is a neighborhood concept school. Everyone knows everyone else. Everyone is family. Everyone feels safe. That’s how Daniel G. Amador, Superintendent of Jubilee Academic Center, described the school culture to me. I recently toured the elementary school at… Continue Reading

Rocketship Network Leadership Program: final round applications due February 22

Are you interested in helping found a cluster of schools in San Antonio for Rocketship Education, a network of high-performing charter elementary and middle schools? (See earlier posts about Rocketship’s expansion here and here.) Over on the Jobs page there is a posting for… Continue Reading