The Great Hearts Monte Vista North community is in the process of rethinking cultural competence and racial sensitivity. The triggering event was a homework assignment about slavery in an 8th grade United States history class. The student’s father, justifiably outraged,… Continue Reading
On September 6, 2017, Great Hearts leaders and supporters gathered in a field in northwest San Antonio to turn shovels of dirt where a new public charter school campus, Great Hearts Western Hills, will open in fall 2018. Great Hearts Western… Continue Reading
Great Hearts Northern Oaks held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 8, 2015 in the multipurpose room of the campus located at 17223 Jones-Maltsberger Rd., San Antonio, TX 78247.
San Antonio families are flocking to enroll at the first Great Hearts campus in Texas. Meanwhile, families in North Texas will have to wait another year or more as a result of the State Board of Education‘s veto of Education Commissioner Michael Williams‘… 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
As mentioned in this earlier post, Great Hearts Texas is negotiating with Temple Beth-El, located at 211 Belknap Place in Monte Vista, for a 5-year lease to house the charter school’s first campus in San Antonio. The temple board will vote on the… Continue Reading
Great Hearts Academies has named two new executives to its national team: Dr. Robert L. Jackson as National Academic Officer and Roberto Gutierrez as Chief Development Officer. “Great Hearts Academies Names Two New Senior Executives”, PRWeb.com, July 2, 2013.
Great Hearts Academies invited me to attend a conference at Veritas Preparatory Academy in Phoenix, Arizona this week. (Disclosure: Great Hearts paid my travel expenses. But when it comes to choosing a school for my kids, my opinion is not for… Continue Reading
Students at Scottsdale Prep (part of Great Hearts Academies) are taking after-school ballroom dance lessons to prepare for their retro prom. “It goes to the fact that we don’t (teach) popular culture at the schools. We talk about high-minded art,”… Continue Reading
Great Hearts Academies Informational Event A special evening with Dr. Dan Scoggin, CEO of Great Hearts Academies WHEN: Thursday, January 10 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM WHERE: Ariel House 8118 Datapoint Dr. San Antonio, TX 78229 DETAILS: You are cordially… Continue Reading