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Parents, you can send your kids to charter schools and still be a good person

Parents, you can send your kids to charter schools and still be a good person. The same goes for parents who homeschool or send their kids to private schools. The responsible thing to do is to find the situation that … Continue reading

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Interest meetings at Premier High School of San Antonio

Premier High School of San Antonio is hosting interest meetings this month: 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2013 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 6 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013 Premier High School San Antonio is a tuition-free … Continue reading

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Charter school bill, SB2, goes from Texas Senate to Texas House

There’s less than a month left in the current legislative session, and it’s time to check in on SB2, a bill that would make big changes to charter school laws in Texas, including raising the charter cap. This post is about the … Continue reading

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Disengaged students get back into the system at Premier High School of San Antonio, a ResponsiveEd campus

I recently toured Premier High School of San Antonio, a place that recaptures disengaged students and brings them back into the educational system. Premier is located in a low-rise business complex near the airport. Inside the glass doors, it was quiet, like a high-tech … Continue reading

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Charter school bill, SB2, moves from Education Committee to Texas Senate

I’ve been following the progress of SB2, a bill that would make big changes to charter school laws in Texas, including raising the charter cap. This post is about the bill’s introduction in February; this post is about Senator Dan Patrick‘s visit to IDEA Carver last Friday … Continue reading

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Julian and Joaquin Castro in Parade Magazine: Parenting makes all the difference

Under the heading “Parenting Makes All the Difference”, Julian Castro told Parade magazine: Talk about achieving the American dream. Identical twins Julián and Joaquín Castro each hold bachelor’s degrees from Stanford and law degrees from Harvard and are rising Democratic … Continue reading

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Author Michael Brick: interview in Texas Tribune; event at Twig

To follow up on a earlier post about  “Saving the School” by Michael Brick: “Michael Brick: The TT Interview”, Zoë Gioja, Texas Tribune, August 7, 2012. Reading and signing at The Twig Book Shop, noon on Saturday, August 25.

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