Tag Archives: EdgewoodISD

Choosing where to live based on the schools

Two recent articles discuss housing choices based on schools. Christine Drennon, Associate Professor of Urban Studies at Trinity University, notes: School districts once were formed in response to where people live; now people live in response to where school districts … Continue reading

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Editors: Solution for school board turmoil is better candidates

In an editorial this week, the Express-News begs for “effective leaders on local school boards.” “Strong candidates needed on fall ballot”, San Antonio Express-News, July 24, 2012. Who serves on a school board, their credentials and reasons for wanting to serve … Continue reading

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Leadership changes at public school districts in the San Antonio area

A well-researched article in Sunday’s paper discusses the changes in the top job at six local public school districts since last summer. “Superintendent changes sweep local districts”, Francisco Vara-Orta, San Antonio Express-News, July 21, 2012. Some transitions were smooth and well-planned … Continue reading

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Debate: School closings and openings, and downtown versus sprawl

Last week, two seemingly unrelated stories appeared in the same edition of the paper, one about a closed elementary school becoming a Girl Scout center, and one about two elementary schools that won’t open on time because of construction delays. … Continue reading

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