Comments on Education: One on One with Senator José Menéndez and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Comments on Education: One on One with Senator José Menéndez and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | San Antonio Charter Moms

Education was a hot topic at One on One with Senator José Menéndez, a luncheon event hosted by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the Westin Riverwalk on September 19, 2017. Ramiro Cavazos, President and CEO of the Hispanic… Continue Reading

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Carpe Diem Westwood in San Antonio

Carpe Diem Westwood held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 14, 2015 at the entrance of its new campus at 8038 West Military Dr., San Antonio, TX 78227. The new facility fulfills the expectations of the groundbreaking ceremony on May 2, just four months earlier. The ribbon-cutting… Continue Reading

[Gallery] Inflatable Wonderland – new location at Wonderland of the Americas Mall

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Inflatable Wonderland, a kid favorite at Rolling Oaks Mall, has opened a second location at Wonderland of the Americas Mall, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, TX 78201 (map). Would you like to win a set of… Continue Reading

Diplomás one-year meeting at Café College: progress towards Latino college completion goals

Last year, this earlier post discussed the launch of Diplomás, a project to raise college completion rates by Latinos, funded in part by a grant from the Lumina Foundation. One year later, the participants met at Café College to discuss goals and evaluate… Continue Reading

Event: First Friday Breakfast April 12 at KIPP Un Mundo

The next First Friday Breakfast will be at KIPP Un Mundo Dual Language Academy from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on April 12. Eat breakfast tacos and drink coffee, hear from KIPP: San Antonio leaders and teachers, and—best of all—take a campus tour led by KIPP… Continue Reading

KIPP Aspire students perform math chant at Mayor Julian Castro’s 2013 State of the City

Watch 5th grade students from KIPP Aspire Academy perform a math chant to help introduce Mayor Julian Castro before his annual State of the City address. “Webcast: San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro’s 2013 State of the City Address”, NOWCAST San Antonio,… Continue Reading

Diplomás Project: raising Latino college completion rates

The San Antonio Education Partnership recently announced the launch of the Diplomás Project, with the goal of raising college completion rates among Latinos by 9 percent by mid-2015. “Latino Student Success Effort in San Antonio – The Key to our… Continue Reading

Texas Public Radio’s Pre-K 4 SA town hall meeting

As mentioned earlier, Mayor Julian Castro is promoting his early childhood education initiative, Pre-K 4 SA, in advance of a November 6 vote on a 1/8-cent sales tax increase to pay for full-day preschool, primarily for disadvantaged four-year-olds. Texas Public… Continue Reading