We knew him as W.E. He was young and brilliant and possessed a mind and look that made one think he would make an Einstein-like mark on the world.
Two Hawthorne Academy teachers received a huge surprise Thursday when SAISD Foundation officials presented them with Innovative Grants to fund their proposed projects.
The San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) Foundation’s Inspire Awards recognize teachers and alumni who have inspired change in at least one of SAISD’s 93 schools or 54,000 students.
On Friday, July 24 at 8 a.m., retired lawyer and teacher Walter Brown will take 11 students, a majority of who graduated in the top 5% from Brackenridge High School with a heavy AP course load, on a college tour of small liberal arts colleges (SLAC) in the Northeast.
Leandro Gonzales, a middle school math teacher at Whittier Health Sciences Academy in the San Antonio Independent School District, is the kind of public school teacher who, years from now, will be remembered by students for changing the trajectory of their education and, indeed, their lives.
There was plenty of confetti at the second annual Webhead Cascarón Bash benefiting the SAISD Foundation.
The future of Texas was in fine form Thursday on the playground of Margil Elementary School on San Antonio’s near-Westside as dozens of neatly-uniformed, energetic boys and girls swarmed over slides and swings and monkey bars during morning recess.
“I love you,” she uttered as the numerous machines and monitors slowed, revealing the last glimpses of my mother’s life as it ebbed away in tune with the morphine drips meant to keep away the pain.
The fourth annual Inspire Awards ceremony Tuesday night was just that — inspiring.
If there is one thing that the charter school movement has highlighted in our current education system, it is the need for variety.