[Hall Monitor] South San Methodically Pulling Levers to Win Back Students and Improve Schools

Hall Monitor - South San Antonio ISD | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. South San Antonio ISD is working harder than ever to remake their district. For as much energy and ink as its board controversy… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Texas School Finance Commission: You Get the Teacher You Pay For

[Hall Monitor] Texas School Finance Commission: You Get the Teacher You Pay For | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. When Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath was Dallas ISD Trustee Mike Morath, he championed a performance-based teacher salary system. Three years in, student… Continue Reading

San Antonio high-performing charter schools: information sessions, demonstration lessons, and more

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session or a demonstration lesson. Also, take note of application deadlines and lottery dates. April 14, 2013: BASIS San Antonio information session at 1:00 p.m. at the La… Continue Reading

High-performing charter schools in San Antonio: information sessions, demonstration lessons, and more

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session or a demonstration lesson. Also, there are some application deadlines and lottery dates coming up soon. April 4-10, 2013: BASIS San Antonio registration April 6, 2013: IDEA… Continue Reading

High-performing charter schools in San Antonio: information sessions, registration, and more

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session or a demonstration lesson. Also, there are some application deadlines and lottery dates coming up soon. April 1, 2013:  BASIS San Antonio information session at 6:30… Continue Reading

Charter schools part of US education overhaul, notes “The Economist”

The result has been a dramatic acceleration of reforms in America’s public schools, at least on paper. All but five of the 50 states have adopted the common core. All but eight now allow charter schools. Thanks to No Child… Continue Reading

Information sessions, application deadlines, lottery dates, and more for high performing charter schools in San Antonio

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session: March 31, 2013: IDEA Public Schools application deadline April 2, 2013: KIPP: San Antonio high school open house at 6:00 p.m. at KIPP University Prep, 319 E. Mulberry Ave., San… Continue Reading

Parent unions, grading schools, teachers raising test scores: Ed Reform stories from WSJ

So what’s interesting in the world of education reform? Here are three recent stories from the Wall Street Journal. A successful elementary school in a small town in Vermont is going private to avoid consolidation. “School’s Twist on Going Private”, Stephanie… Continue Reading