We're staying current with all San Antonio area school board races. The Express-News offers a round up of what's happening in Northside ISD.
Congrats to our friend and partner, Nick Garcia, who will be taking the helm of Teach for America in San Antonio. He sat down to talk with The Rivard Report's Emily Donaldson, for what will likely be the first of many times he finds himself heralding the work of his organization. TFA alumni have gone on to do great things in San Antonio, and we are happy to include current corp members among the those giving their all in local schools. Read full article
While Democracy Prep's partnership with San Antonio ISD is not one of CEP's initiatives, we do like to keep our eyes open to the kind of charter and nonprofit partners school districts pursue. Democracy Prep was new to Texas when they began their partnership with Stewart Elementary, but the network has been active along the Atlantic coast for 13 years. The 74 Million's Kevin Mahnken received an Education Writers Association fellowship to do a deep dive into Democracy Prep, and here's some of what he found. Read full article