Tag: San Antonio ISD

What does it look like when educators design their own schools? SAISD is about to find out.

What does it look like when educators design their own schools? SAISD is about to find out.

It’s not uncommon for educators to feel like they are too boxed-in by layers of standardization to be able to meet the needs of their students. Students can’t be standardized. Rather than continuing to try to apply more pressure to a single model, in hopes that it will suddenly work for students it has never…

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We the People [PART 3]: Denise, Shannan, Deneatra

We the People [PART 3]: Denise, Shannan, Deneatra

This series is about people who have been compelled to activism, and what got them there. By the time I meet them, two things are usually true about the parents of Texas public school students who learn differently. 1) They are exceptionally well-informed and armed to the teeth with documentation, and 2) they’re pissed. Granted,…

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Bill Davis, teacher and explorer, wanted to show students “how great a world we have.”

Bill Davis, teacher and explorer, wanted to show students “how great a world we have.”

When talking about William “Bill” Davis, friends and family laugh as much as they cry. Even while friends and family are mourning the loss of Davis, 47, who was killed Tuesday in an apparent car accident while traveling in Uganda, they recall stories that make them laugh. “He was a funny, goofy person, and oh…

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