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Charter applications granted, including Carpe Diem San Antonio and Redbud Montessori For All

Good news! San Antonio is getting two new charter schools, Carpe Diem San Antonio and Redbud Montessori For All. In September, the State Board of Education interviewed the Generation 18 charter applicants, as discussed in this earlier post. Education Commissioner … Continue reading

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CLOSED [Giveaway] Montessori For All founder’s cookbook helps build kids’ independence in the kitchen

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Would you let your two-year-old chop mushrooms for making pizza? Montessori educator Sara Cotner does. “Montessori Moments: 2 years and 3 months”, Sara Cotner, Feeding the Soil, June 3, 2013. It’s one of the ways … Continue reading

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Education Commissioner announces Generation 18 charters, including Carpe Diem and Montessori For All

The Texas Education Agency has posted the list of schools granted charters this year by Education Commissioner Michael Williams. “Commissioner Williams sends charter school decisions to SBOE “, Texas Education Agency news release, September 27, 2013. These applicants received charters: Carpe Diem Schools–San … Continue reading

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Texas Education Commissioner will announce Generation 18 charter schools on September 27, 2013

Michael Williams, Commissioner of Education, will announce the results of Generation 18 charter applications on September 27, 2013, according to this news release. The State Board of Education interviewed the charter applicants on September 11 and 12, as discussed in this … Continue reading

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Generation 18 charter school interview schedules for September 11-12, 2013

The Texas Education Agency has posted the interview schedules for Generation 18 charter applicants. Generation 18 applicant interview schedule for Wednesday, September 11, 2013: El Paso Leadership Academy (application) Urban Lyceum (application); 5 Thoughts, Austin Carpe Diem Schools–San Antonio (application); a Choose … Continue reading

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FAQ update: What new charter schools are opening in San Antonio?

I recently updated my FAQ page. Here is an excerpt on “What new charter schools are opening in San Antonio?” BASIS San Antonio is opening in Fall 2013, serving grades 5-8 (growing to 5-12) in the Medical Center area. BASIS plans to open … Continue reading

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Montessori For All wins $100k grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges

Back in February, when I visited an information session for Montessori For All, I was impressed by their unique model: Montessori education at a free, public charter school. (Read more in this earlier post.) Both Austin and San Antonio have thriving … Continue reading

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