21st Century Education System: A Discussion in San Antonio with David Osborne on Reinventing America’s Schools

Reinventing America's Schools: A Conversation with David Osborne | San Antonio Charter Moms

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

Catch a ride to the Texas School Choice Week Rally in Austin on January 30, 2015

Show your support at the Texas School Choice Week Rally in Austin on January 30, 2015. Families Empowered is coordinating free transportation, meals, and activities at the Texas State Capitol as part of National School Choice Week (January 25-31, 2015). In… Continue Reading

The Do Seum: Reasons to get a Charter Membership now

My blogger friends and I recently took a hard-hat tour of the construction site for The Do Seum, the new-and-improved San Antonio Children’s Museum, set to open in mid-2015. If you’ve been holding back from joining the San Antonio Children’s Museum, now… 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

What I learned at the Redbud Montessori For All information session

On Saturday, I attended the first information session for Redbud Montessori For All a proposed charter school that would be based on authentic Montessori principles. The school opening is still a few years away, but if you have kids age four or younger,… Continue Reading

Redbud Montessori for All info session at 10 a.m. Saturday

Redbud Montessori for All is holding an information session at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 16 at the San Antonio Area Foundation‘s new offices at the Pearl. “Info session for Montessori charter set”, Lindsay Kastner, San Antonio Express-News, February 14, 2013; my earlier post.

Charter school information sessions in San Antonio

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session: February 23, 2013:  BASIS San Antonio information session at 12:15 p.m. in Ballroom A at the La Quinta, 4431 Horizon Hill Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78229 February 26, 2013:… Continue Reading

Charter school information sessions in San Antonio

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session: February 12, 2013: IDEA Carver information session at 5:30 p.m. at IDEA Carver, 217 Robinson Pl., San Antonio, Texas 78202; complete schedule February 12,… Continue Reading

Redbud Montessori for All: San Antonio information session February 16

Montessori education has a great reputation, but the cost of tuition has been a barrier for many families. That may change soon: Montessori For All is an organization working to create a network of diverse, high-performing public charter schools based… Continue Reading