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Founders Classical Academy Schertz parent interest meetings on November 17 and 19

Founders Classical Academy Schertz  is planning to open in August 2016 on the north east side of San Antonio, and is holding parent interest meetings on November 17 & 19, 2015, at 7 p.m. Founders Classical Academy is a network of … Continue reading

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Legacy Traditional School North West San Antonio parent information meeting on October 22

I created the San Antonio Charter Moms blog as a way to get the word out to parents about new charter schools coming to San Antonio. More than three years later, I am excited to share the news about another … Continue reading

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Lockdown: An unexpected no-school day

This morning, I was backing out of my driveway, driving the kids to school, when I felt a buzz in my pocket. My phone had just received a text message, but I was driving so I ignored it. A few … 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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Marisa B. Perez sworn in for her second term on the Texas State Board of Education

On January 23, 2015, on the campus of IDEA Monterrey Park, County Judge Nelson Wolff administered the oath of office to Marisa B. Perez as she began her second term representing District 3 on the State Board of Education.

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Notes from the Singapore Math parent workshop at Great Hearts Monte Vista

F.T. is learning Singapore Math in his second grade class at Great Hearts Monte Vista. The school recently hosted a workshop for parents of 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders so we could learn more about the curriculum and find ways to … Continue reading

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Mind and body: athletics at Great Hearts Monte Vista

When I was a student at a large, public high school in San Antonio, it seemed like there was an unbridgeable cultural divide between the jocks and the nerds. Then, when I went to college, at Trinity University, I sat … Continue reading

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