Bates has prior military experience, having served in the U.S. Naval Reserves from 1990 to 2010, according to Fort Sam Houston ISD.
The sticking point between traditional public schools and charters is not a fear of competition, but rather the inadequate way in which Texas funds them.
From a parent’s standpoint, both opportunities and risks lie in bringing district-charter partnerships into San Antonio’s neighborhood public schools.
The Victory Center at San Antonio College allows veterans to access all the services they need for college in one central location.
Ball is a local educator, having served 18 years in Southwest ISD as both a teacher and administrator.
Teachers unions will eventually get used to working in a competitive world. But first, they must realize it’s here stay.
Charter schools are merely the latest attempt by private corporations to rebrand the school reform movement and exploit public funding for profit.
Some school districts are eliminating positions, altering salaries and benefits, and even dipping into their fund balances to make significant budget cuts.
Brandon Seale released the series earlier this year, and for the next 17 weeks, the Rivard Report will host one episode every Saturday.
SST has been serving students and families for more than a decade and has developed a record of high achievement.
Final accountability ratings won’t be released until August, but SAISD officials are optimistic that Stewart can obtain a passing rating.