Candidates to Replace Joe Straus in District 121: Where They Stand on Education


Seven candidates are competing in the March 6, 2018 primary election for Texas House District 121, the seat held by Joe Straus, Speaker of the House, who decided not to seek reelection. San Antonio Charter Moms readers want to know… Continue Reading

The DoSeum: Reasons to get a Charter Membership now

My blogger friends and I recently took a hard-hat tour of the construction site for The DoSeum, the new-and-improved San Antonio Children’s Museum, set to open in mid-2015. If you’ve been holding back from joining the San Antonio Children’s Museum, now is… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio North information session on February 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Have you heard that BASIS is opening a new campus in San Antonio in 2014? This is a great opportunity to join a community that embraces learning. The next BASIS San Antonio North information session will be at 6:30 p.m.… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio North information session on February 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

BASIS San Antonio North, the second BASIS campus in San Antonio, has an address: 318 E. Ramsey Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78216 (map). Learn more about BASIS San Antonio North at an information session at 6:30 p.m. on February 13,… Continue Reading

[Best of 2013] Location, Location, Location

Several of my most popular posts have a common theme: Location, location, location. Here are some of my favorite location-themed posts: “BASIS San Antonio location: Floyd Curl Drive and Hamilton Wolfe Road in the Medical Center area”, Inga Cotton, San… Continue Reading

Downtown San Antonio skyline reveals a cluster of charter schools

The other day, I walked up to the Overlook at the San Antonio Botanical Garden to stretch my legs and enjoy the view. Of course, since I have charter schools on the brain, I looked see how many campuses I could… Continue Reading

Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design moves into Alameda Theater complex

The Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design has reached its goal of moving into the Alameda Theater complex. “Charter school moves into iconic downtown building”, Maria Luisa Cesar, San Antonio Express-News, October 8, 2013 (subscribers only); “Alameda School makes… Continue Reading

Great Hearts to lease at Temple Beth-El; info meeting October 29

According to an email that went out this afternoon, Great Hearts Texas and Temple Beth-El have agreed to a multi-year lease to allow the charter school to establish its first San Antonio campus at the temple, which is located at 211 Belknap Place in Monte… Continue Reading

Temple Beth-El board to vote on Great Hearts lease at October 1 meeting

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