San Antonio Children’s Museum and Science Center Reciprocal Membership Benefits

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If you are a member of a science-loving family living in San Antonio, then you probably have memberships to several local science centers and children’s museums. In addition to the familiar membership benefits like free admission and access to members-only… Continue Reading

San Antonio History Museum Reciprocal Membership Benefits

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If you are a member of a history-loving family living in San Antonio, then you probably have memberships to several local history museums and attractions. In addition to the familiar membership benefits like free admission and access to members-only events,… Continue Reading

San Antonio Art Museum Reciprocal Membership Benefits

San Antonio Art Museum Reciprocal Membership Benefits | San Antonio Charter Moms

If you are a member of an art-loving family living in San Antonio, then you probably have memberships to several local art museums. In addition to the familiar membership benefits like free admission and access to members-only events, are you… Continue Reading

[Barry Brake] A Dad Explains to the Texas State Board of Education Why U.S. History Textbooks Should Cite Moses as Inspiration for Representative Democracy

[Barry Brake] A Dad Explains to the Texas State Board of Education Why U.S. History Textbooks Should Cite Moses as Inspiration for Representative Democracy | San Antonio Charter Moms

Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share this guest post from Barry Brake on an issue of importance to public education. I’m sitting in a room in Austin. People are milling around talking to each other, readying for a… Continue Reading

Catch a ride to the Texas School Choice Week Rally in Austin on January 30, 2015

Show your support at the Texas School Choice Week Rally in Austin on January 30, 2015. Families Empowered is coordinating free transportation, meals, and activities at the Texas State Capitol as part of National School Choice Week (January 25-31, 2015). In… Continue Reading

Charter applications granted, including Carpe Diem San Antonio and Redbud Montessori For All

Good news! San Antonio is getting two new charter schools, Carpe Diem San Antonio and Redbud Montessori For All. In September, the State Board of Education interviewed the Generation 18 charter applicants, as discussed in this earlier post. Education Commissioner… Continue Reading

Mayor Julian Castro visits Denver for Mayors for Educational Excellence Tour (MEET)

Mayor Juilán Castro is in Denver today for the launch of the Mayors for Educational Excellence Tour (MEET), a partnership among the mayors of four major U.S. cities to highlight the educational innovations that are working in their respective cities.… Continue Reading

CLOSED [Giveaway] Montessori For All founder’s cookbook helps build kids’ independence in the kitchen

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Would you let your two-year-old chop mushrooms for making pizza? Montessori educator Sara Cotner does. “Montessori Moments: 2 years and 3 months”, Sara Cotner, Feeding the Soil, June 3, 2013. It’s one of the ways… Continue Reading

Education Commissioner announces Generation 18 charters, including Carpe Diem and Montessori For All

The Texas Education Agency has posted the list of schools granted charters this year by Education Commissioner Michael Williams. “Commissioner Williams sends charter school decisions to SBOE “, Texas Education Agency news release, September 27, 2013. These applicants received charters: Carpe Diem Schools–San… Continue Reading

Texas Education Commissioner will announce Generation 18 charter schools on September 27, 2013

Michael Williams, Commissioner of Education, will announce the results of Generation 18 charter applications on September 27, 2013, according to this news release. The State Board of Education interviewed the charter applicants on September 11 and 12, as discussed in this… Continue Reading