San Antonio Independent School District finalized layoffs for 132 teachers and 31 administrators to help close a $31 million budget gap.
Ahead of layoffs that could affect up to 60 teachers, SAISD officials on Tuesday announced they would meet with teachers recommended for termination.
The suit seeks to block San Antonio ISD’s agreement with charter school operator Democracy Prep to run Stewart Elementary School.
Representatives from statewide and local teachers’ groups filed a complaint over a partnership SAISD is negotiating with a charter operator.
San Antonio ISD is selling roughly five acres of district property just south of Hemisfair to the developer of the Pearl for $14.5 million.
SAISD is negotiating another partnership with a Dallas-based charter network to address low graduation rates at Lanier and Highlands high schools.
At a time when traditional public school districts often seem at war with charter schools, San Antonio Independent School District consistently has been welcoming, with 20 in-district charters.