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Editorial: The battle for controlling our children continues




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April 10, 2013 | 1,986 views | 17 comments

As a parent, I’ve always assumed that it was my responsibility to care for my children. . . .

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Spec Ops  
Wilson  
April 16, 2013 2:26pm
 
Its 2nd in the Bexar county and surrounding counties. Higher then Alamo Heights, the Northside schools as well. Total of about 9 ISD from the surrounding areas. As far as the 639 ranking got it from the internet, it never ... More ›

 
Facts only please  
TX  
April 15, 2013 10:25pm
 
Spec ops: second in what? County / state what? What is your source?

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
April 15, 2013 3:56pm
 
Floresville ISD Superintendent makes 121k, we are the 2nd highest in School District Property taxes, even higher then all the Northiside San Antonio, schools. Our school was rated number 639 out of over 900 school districts ... More ›

 
Making the choice  
St. Hedwig  
April 15, 2013 3:39pm
 
With all due respect New Guy I am in Bexar County so your tax money is not being affected by my child attending a state recognized school that is not a brick and mortar. I contribute a substantial amount of tax money into my ... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
April 15, 2013 1:37pm
 
If you all are going to be using my tax dollars for online school or charter, can we get back the money we spend on buses/transportation?

 
Making the choice  
St. Hedwig  
April 15, 2013 12:55pm
 
Absolutely. That is why he is enrolled in a virtual Charter school that is tuition free. It is not a home school. I have always stated that this option is not for everyone however, it is an option that is not well known. There ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
April 15, 2013 12:05pm
 
Making the Choice: Choosing to go another route with your child, whether private school, charter, or online,takes commitment. You are to be commended. Unfortunately, not all parents have that option. Some cannot afford the expense ... More ›

 
Making the choice  
St. Hedwig  
April 15, 2013 11:07am
 
Agreed Elaine. I remember 6th grade. Seeing how the bullies are allowed to run rampant now even more then that were then, as well as the fact our brick and mortars teach to the middle and ignore the lower and upper, I felt it ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 14, 2013 10:19pm
 
Facts, I believe that remark was facetious, as the super usually controls the school board. Of course, it shouldn't be that way, but often it is.

 
Facts only please  
TX  
April 14, 2013 9:50pm
 
Elaine: Since when do school superintendents give themselves raises? The school board does this, not the superintendents...Please

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