[Hall Monitor] Adventures in Literacy: Why Your Kid’s Teacher Needs Professional Development

Teachers need professional development to teach literacy

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. I’m about 30 years late to the phonics wars, but apparently there’s still plenty to discuss. In my last post on literacy… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Meet The Gathering Place, One of San Antonio’s Newest and Busiest Charter Schools

[Hall Monitor] Meet The Gathering Place, One of San Antonio's Newest and Busiest Charter Schools | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. One of San Antonio’s newest charter schools will hit the ground running this fall with a professional development opportunity in partnership with… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] “The children still cannot read”: How I Became Convinced That Curriculum Is an Equity Issue

sonidos iniciales - photo by Robin Jerstad for Folo Media

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. At the 2019 Education Writers Association National Conference, Freeman Hrabowski, president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County said that taking down Confederate… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] What We Talk About When We Talk About Safety and Discipline

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. When I first started reporting on school discipline, I thought there was near consensus on the need to move toward restorative practices.… Continue Reading

[Hall Monitor] Like Any Smart Person With a Messy Closet, SAISD Is Getting Help From Organizers

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. San Antonio ISD may have just found the cure to what ails it. The district announced a partnership with SA Rise to… Continue Reading

Guide to School Boards for Independent School Districts in the San Antonio Area: May 2019 Edition

san-antonio-area-school-boards-independent-school-districts-long

Families and community members can work to improve the quality of education by interacting with school boards, whether by participating in meetings or voting in elections. Here are some links to help you with your research into school boards for… Continue Reading