“Recaptured & Redirected”: A Panel Discussion on Public School Finance

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State and local governments collect taxes and allocate money for public education—but is enough money being spent on public schools, and what is the impact of public charter schools? A panel of experts discussed these issues on Monday, August 6,… Continue Reading

Representing Our Charter School at the San Antonio MLK March

Representing Our Charter School at the San Antonio MLK March | San Antonio Charter Moms

  My family and I, plus four other families from Great Hearts Monte Vista, participated in the City of San Antonio’s Martin Luther King, Jr. March on January 15, 2018. It was a meaningful experience to go as a group… Continue Reading

A high-performing charter school creates income diversity in Atlanta

A writer at The Hechinger Report describes how Atlanta’s East Lake neighborhood is being transformed by a combination of a high performing charter school and a mixed-income public housing strategy. “Rich Kid, Poor Kid: How Mixed Neighborhoods Could Save America’s Schools”,… Continue Reading

Link: Charter and district schools ranked in “Children at Risk” report

San Antonio school rankings for 2012 were released last week by Children at Risk, a nonprofit in Houston. The report covered both charter and district schools. “Charter schools bookend Children at Risk’s ratings, high and low,” says “Low marks for SA… Continue Reading