Education

San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity

The Texas Education Agency held a hearing Friday in Austin for the San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity District which the TEA closed Wednesday until further notice. The TEA says the school district is out of compliance with criminal history requirements and has food safety issues.

 

Almost 600 students are currently out of school because of the closure. In addition to the closure, Foundation School Program funding for district has also been suspended.

DeEtta Culbertson is spokesperson for the Texas Education Agency. 

San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity

The Texas Education Agency announced the closure of San Antonio School for Inquiry and Creativity on Wednesday until further notice.

DeEtta Culbertson is the spokesperson for the TEA.  She would not go into detail, but called the conditions at the school “egregious.”

“After a review of some information we received, we determined that the school remains out of compliance with criminal history requirements,” Culbertson says. “And, also, they continue to have serious and ongoing food safety issue which are threatening the health, safety and welfare of its students.”

Private Montessori School can be expensive.  When Steele Montessori Academy opens in the San Antonio Independent School District in the fall, it will be free for some families and at a reduced cost for others who make a higher income.

Louisa Jonas / Texas Public Radio

They call it the “Oscar of Teaching” and for the first time it’s going to a teacher at Somerset Independent School District in Bexar County. The prestigious Milken Educator Award also comes with a $25,000 cash prize.

 

 

  

Amber Simpson shed tears of joy when she got the news. The teacher at Barrera Veterans Elementary School said when they called her name, she thought she had heard them wrong.

 

From Texas Standard:

Selene Moreno is a senior at Benito Juarez-Abraham Lincoln High School in La Joya, Texas. She says she’s looking forward to graduation.

“I’m planning to become a physical therapist after I graduate from high school and I’m planning on going to Texas A&M,” Moreno says.

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