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School Boards for Independent School Districts in the San Antonio Area: 2016-2017 Edition

Need to keep track of what’s happening at school boards in the San Antonio area? Here are some links to help you with your research. Alamo Heights ISD School board home Board members Meeting schedule: usually on third Thursdays at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Tips for being a politically-engaged charter school parent

Please take a moment to read this important article: “More Middle-Class Families Choose Charters: A political game changer for public school choice?”, Richard Whitmire, Education Next (Summer 2015). The conventional wisdom has been that charter school parents are too busy with … Continue reading

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Civic engagement: Getting re-connected with state and local politics

There’s an election going on now in San Antonio. Yes, really! Early voting happened last week, and election day is tomorrow, January 6, 2015. Voter turnout is likely to be in the single digits. Sigh. Elections matter. What will it … Continue reading

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May 2014 runoff primary election and the impact on education in San Antonio

The results are in from the May 2014 runoff primary election. How will these results impact education in San Antonio, Bexar County, and Texas? What can we expect at the general election on November 4, 2014? U.S. Congress Will Hurd defeated Francisco “Quico” … Continue reading

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[Interview] Johnathon Cruz, candidate for Southwest ISD school board

Newcomer Johnathon Cruz is running for the Southwest ISD Board of Trustees. As mentioned in this earlier post, two at-large seats on the Southwest ISD Board of Trustees are on the May 20, 2014 ballot, and current members Mike C. Frazier and Yolanda Garza-Lopez are running for reelection. The … Continue reading

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Coverage of the May 10 school board elections in Bexar County

Three school districts in Bexar County are electing new board members on May 10. (Early voting runs from April 28 through May 6; more information at Bexar County Elections.) Learn more about the races: Alamo Heights ISD North East ISD … Continue reading

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School board elections 2014: Southwest ISD

Three candidates are on the May 10 ballot for two at-large seats on the Southwest ISD Board of Trustees. Mike C. Frazier and Yolanda Garza-Lopez are running for reelection. Newcomer Johnathon Cruz is also running. The two candidates who get the most … Continue reading

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