Spanish Grove Academy recently invited me to take a tour of their dual language preschool and after-school care in north central San Antonio. It’s a well-rounded early childhood education program and worth a look for families who value instruction in… Continue Reading
Reporte previo en inglés. Mil gracias a la traductora Laura Gruber de Lactancia-Latina.com. Great Hearts Monte Vista, el primer campus de Great Hearts Texas, tuvo una sesión de puertas abiertas el 27 de marzo, 2014. Esta sesión fue un paso importante… Continue Reading
Great Hearts Monte Vista, the first campus of Great Hearts Texas, held an open house on March 27, 2014. The open house was an important step in the process of building a community around the new school.
Great Hearts Monte Vista will hold its open-enrollment lottery at 6:30 p.m. January 21, 2014 in the Barshop Auditorium at Temple Beth-El, 211 Belknap Pl., San Antonio, Texas 78212 (map). A recent email from Peter Bezanson, Superintendent of Great Hearts Texas, emphasizes… Continue Reading
In April, when I visited Great Hearts Academies at their home base in Phoenix, Arizona (earlier post), school culture made a big impression on me. Great Hearts America CEO Dr. Daniel Scoggin and the entire management team are sincere when they say that… Continue Reading
I could be writing about school leadership or curriculum at Great Hearts Texas —important topics, and I have new information to share with you that I learned at the open house on Tuesday. But I’m still a mom and I can’t… Continue Reading
Last Friday, I toured IDEA Carver Academy and College Prep, an open enrollment, tuition-free, public charter school on San Antonio’s East Side. The campus started by David Robinson as The Carver Academy is now part of IDEA Public Schools, with Robinson’s continued… Continue Reading
From the Comptroller’s website, information about Texas Tax Free Weekend, August 17-19, 2012: No sales tax on most clothing, shoes, backpacks and school supplies. See also “Retailers bulking up for state’s sales tax holiday”, Neal Morton, San Antonio Express-News, August 10,… Continue Reading