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Written by evrard on Jun 14, 2011
When Ramona Garcia sang the National Anthem at the first of San Antonio Independent School District's high school graduation ceremonies Saturday morning, her grandfather was watching and listening on his computer 250 miles away."Thanks for webcasting the Graduation of Highlands High School this morning," wrote Ramona's grandfather, Otto Perryman, in an email. "I am disabled and was unable to travel to San Antonio to see the graduation, and appreciate you allowing me to watch it from my home in Fort Worth."
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 09, 2011
REPLAY THE VIDEOS:  Watch archived video all eight graduation ceremonies from the SAISD high schools in the video player here. Please join the conversation and celebrate the accomplishments of these young people by watching the video, participating in the chat and coming back for another replay.
Written by Avenida Guadalupe on Jun 09, 2011
The Avenida Guadalupe Association (Avenida) has received a $10,000 contribution from Citibank to fund Avenida’s First-Time Homebuyer/Housing Counseling Assistance Program. Typically funded through the U.S.
Written by Andrew Delgado on May 31, 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 first in a series to collect the participants' expectations, desires and ideas about how the East Side Promise Neighborhood Initiative will function.
Written by Beth Graham on May 31, 2011
At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 3, at the Central Library, Mayor Julián Castro will join San Antonio ISD Superintendent Dr. Robert Durón, Rotary International representative Jim Montgomery, and Library officials for the official kick-off of the 2011 San Antonio Public Library Summer Reading Program.Although this is the second year the Mayor has sponsored Library Summer Reading, this year the program is also an SA2020 initiative. SA2020 is a community-wide effort, begun by Mayor Castro in 2010, to chart San Antonio’s course for the next decade.