[Events] Landa Gardens Month: free family events Saturday mornings in May 2014

My kids and I love to hang out at the Landa Library in Monte Vista. The library used to be a stately home, and now the grounds are beautifully landscaped with a playground and a community garden. I love our city parks, and… Continue Reading

[Gallery] Holiday lights and landmarks on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Holiday lights on the San Antonio Riverwalk | San Antonio Charter Moms

Yesterday, I grabbed my kids, our friends and their out-of-town relative, and my pocket camera, and set out to enjoy the holiday lights along the San Antonio Riverwalk. Go be a tourist in your own city and enjoy this unique San… Continue Reading

“I like what I’m seeing” says Ken Mercer after BASIS and Great Hearts charter interviews

Comments on BASIS and Great Hearts charter interviews: “In terms of finance and governance and curriculum, I like what I’m seeing,” said Ken Mercer, R-San Antonio, chairman of the board’s committee on school initiatives. Michael Soto, D-San Antonio, said he won’t… Continue Reading

Choose to Succeed and its supporters

A group of supporters gathered on October 17 in the Coates Chapel at the Southwest School of Art to launch Choose to Succeed, a movement to dramatically expand the community of high performing charter schools in San Antonio by growing the… Continue Reading

“The most daring charter school gambler in Texas”

An opinion editorial that appeared in Houston earlier this month lays out the possibilities for the Choose to Succeed movement: As chairman of the Brackenridge Foundation, a small philanthropy focused on education, Victoria Rico is trying to persuade donors to pool… Continue Reading