What We Are Reading

Shifting Toward Equity: The Educator’s Role Written by an educator who has moved into the role of chief equity and inclusion officer for her district, Buchanan-Rivera has some wisdom to drop when it comes to creating equity where it matters most: the classroom. Ultimately, students don't see the grander systems and structures that landed them in a particular seat...they only experience inclusion and exclusion as they interact with their teachers and classmates. Read full article 

At Seattle’s Experimental, Experiential Downtown School, Students Learn How to Learn With an Entire City as Their Laboratory

Exciting new models are always on our radar at City Education Partners. We're on the lookout for models that engage groups of students who might not be thriving in their current school and allow communities to preserve and celebrate the assets and resources they contribute to students. 

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We're keeping a close eye on leadership in all of the school districts where we work. While City Education Partners is not a political organization and does not endorse any candidates in school board races, we are committed to staying informed. Here are a few recent pieces to keep you updated.

Teachers Union Backs Slate Against Best SAISD Board in 50 Years

Rivard Report

50 Candidates File for 21 School Board Trustee Positions on May Ballot Rivard Report

San Antonio Area School Board Races Crowd May 4 Ballot

San Antonio Express-News

Union Questionnaire for Board Candidates Spotlights Specific Tensions in SAISD

The Hall Monitor Blog

EVENT: SAISD Board Candidate Forum Moderated by Robert Rivard, presented by Teach for America Teach For America-San Antonio is hosting a SAISD Board Candidate Forum followed by a citizen meet-and-greet on Thursday, April 11, 2019. All candidates for SAISD Board seats are invited to participate. The event be moderated by Robert Rivard from the Rivard Report and will take place at The Garage 1939 at Pearl, 250 E. Grayson Street beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m. with meet-and-greet to follow. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.