My daughter, G.N., was worried about being bored at the San Antonio Museum of Art. We were on our way to see Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Paintings from the Museums of Madrid, at the museum through September 16, 2018.… 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
The Alamodome is in the final stages of renovations that will help the venue better serve San Antonio students and families—as well as continue to attract big sporting events. I recently attended a sneak preview to learn more about the changes.
There’s an election going on now in San Antonio. Yes, really! Early voting happened last week, and election day is tomorrow, January 6, 2015. Voter turnout is likely to be in the single digits. Sigh. Elections matter. What will it… Continue Reading
Constitution Day celebrates the anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787. I’ve written before about how to order your own pocket U.S. Constitution. Today, in honor of Constitution Day, I am giving away two books… Continue Reading
Mayor Juilán Castro recently hosted the San Antonio stop of the Mayors for Educational Excellence Tour (MEET), a partnership among the mayors of four major U.S. cities to highlight educational innovations. The Mayors’ Tour is a sign of good things to… Continue Reading
Note: In honor of Constitution Day, September 17, I am re-sharing this earlier post from February 4, 2013. Also: Observe Constitution Day with the San Antonio Public Library Foundation‘s Great Books seminar, “A Conversation with the Constitution,” at 6 p.m. tonight at… Continue Reading