Lackland ISD

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Are charter schools private schools?

Are charter schools private schools?

Charter schools are free due to public, taxpayer dollars that are taken from traditional public schools when a child enrolls in the charter school. Unlike a traditional public school, charter schools are also funded by private companies, individuals, and interests. They are managed by a private entity vs a community elected board where the public has input. And their boards are appointed vs elected. This means that charter board members can have a financial interest in the success of the schools.

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Lackland ISD Elementary Students Get Creative

Lackland ISD Elementary Students Get Creative Lackland ISD students create their own scuplture. Lackland ISD art club students recognized for their inspired sculpture Art is a creative way to express yourself without words, and Lackland ISD’s 4th and 5th grade art club used their creativity for a program sponsored by the McNay Museum of Art …

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Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount

Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition

School districts managing the challenges of a pandemic and highlights, data, statistics, and history of public education in the San Antonio area. By Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition.

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Military Child Month Honors Students and Families

April is the Month of the Military Child as we pay tribute to military families and their children for their daily sacrifices,  commitment, and courage. Every April 15th is Purple Up! For Military Kids Day, and our public schools show support for military kids by encouraging everyone to wear purple.  Why purple? Purple symbolizes the …

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Community and Volunteerism for the Holidays

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEERISM IN OUR SCHOOLS During the holiday season, our public schools are more involved than ever in donating time and resources to charitable causes.  The sense of community is more meaningful than ever, and local volunteers have given their hearts to so many amazing projects. These school communities served …

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Inclusive Schools Week Books

CELEBRATING INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS WEEK WITH LITERATURE DECEMBER 7-11 Inclusive Schools Week celebrates the progress of schools to provide supportive education to a diverse student population. Inclusion in schools protects those students with disabilities, gender differences, socio-economic challenges, and cultural diversity.  Inclusive Schools Week also provides the opportunity for educators, students, and families to address what …

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Bexar County School Board Letter

Bexar County School Boards Coalition Letter to Governor Abbott on School Openings During COVID 19

San Antonio Area’s School Board Trustees Release a Letter to Governor Abbott Regarding School Openings An excerpt below: As Trustees, we realize that our communities are literally entrusting us with the lives of their students, teachers, district staff, and families. As of today, the Boards of Trustees in our area believe that the current State …

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Social Distancing Doesn’t Stop Military Child Month Honors

April is the Month of the Military Child and a designated time to celebrate our brave and resilient military children!  Since 1986, we have shown appreciation for the sacrifices that military children and their families make by wearing purple on Purple Up day. Purple is a combination of the colors of all military branches- Army green, …

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Judson Black History Month

District Roundup: San Antonio Schools Celebrate African-American History

“Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another’s uniqueness.” —Ola Joseph Since 1976, February has been known as Black History, or African-American History Month. Our San Antonio-area public schools spend a considerable amount of time during the month of February celebrating and honoring historical figures and events that have shaped …

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