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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.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week Across our districts, schools, families, students, administration, and staff are honoring our dedicated, hard-working, passionate teachers! Schools Celebrate Teachers Across Our Districts San Antonio ISD Northside ISD Teacher Appreciation Week is filled with kind letters, sweet treats, flowers, lunches, and more! South San Antonio ISD Thank you to all educators! Edgewood ISD …

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Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All Fine Arts departments across all of our districts have been busy getting students ready for holiday performances. Band, orchestra, theatre, choir, dance, and many other groups of talented kids were excited to bring back the season’s spirit this year! Fort Bend ISD Northside ISD Santa Fe ISD Fort Bend …

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South San Antonio ISD Students Create Recycled Wardrobe

South San Antonio ISD Students Design Recyled Wardrobe Price Elementary School 5th graders want to save the world by designing a recycled wardrobe. Sustainable Fashion in South San South San Antonio ISD‘s Price Elementary School teaches the importance of sustainability. Students created and modeled their innovative fashion sense at their recyclable clothing fashion show. Awesome …

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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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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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Counseling Services Continue During School Closures

We are currently so bombarded with information about coronavirus and COVID-19 that it can be confusing and sometimes overwhelming. There are so many contradicting opinions that seem to evolve daily, and it’s difficult to keep up. For some young children, this uncertainty can be scary or cause anxiety. For older kids, they may be stressed …

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