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Written by Joe Ruiz on Aug 16, 2011
Telling the story of his one semester as a substitute teacher at Jefferson High School, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro told teachers preparing for the upcoming school year that he knows the impact they can have on students. He also implored them to continue their push toward making the city's education system top-notch.Castro gave a brief speech to teachers on Tuesday, August 16, at Carlos Coon Elementary in the Northside Independent School District, praising them for their work and talking up the SA2020 initiative.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Aug 11, 2011
With help from a grant from U.S. Department of Education, San Antonio school, city and and community leaders joined with residents to create the East Side Promise Neighborhood initiative to collaborate on a plan to expand the opportunities for children to succeed in getting an education from cradle to career. This video is the second in a series to collect the participants' expectations, desires and ideas about how the East Side Promise Neighborhood Initiative will function.
Written by evrard on Aug 10, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast live as more than 160 people received their General Education Development certificates in a public graduation ceremony hosted by the City of San Antonio at Edison High School. The video is archived here so you can come back and watch later.
Written by Elizabeth Allen on Aug 03, 2011
SAN ANTONIO (August 2, 2011) – Hispanics, who make up 60 percent of Bexar County’s population and almost 40 percent of Texas’, face special cancer risks.Minimizing those risks is the subject of a free public lecture to be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Jul 27, 2011
A group of students at UTSA have produced a documentary focusing on sex trafficking of minors in San Antonio and will be screening it for the public early next month.The documentary, "Behind Closed Doors: Voices from the Inside," exposes viewers to child prostitution in San Antonio and tells the personal stories of those affected by it. The film was produced by students of UTSA's Advanced Policy Class in the Department of Social Work, according to a news release.