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Written by Texas Tribune on May 04, 2018
By Regina Mack, The Texas Tribune Lawmakers in Texas have debated school finance for years, but have so far struggled to come up with a way to reform the way the state funds its public schools.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 04, 2018
For the first time since the San Antonio Public Library’s  Young Pegasus Poetry Competition began in 1927, NOWCastSA webcast the event live on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. from the Guadalupe Theater. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library and the San Antonio Public Library Foundation, anyone can watch live or replay it for free right here on this page.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 17, 2018
San Antonio’s tech community came home from 2018 South by Southwest with more than 500 resumes after scaling back its high-tech sizzle and focusing on being inviting and neighborly. The previous two years, the city and the private sector host large-scale “activations” at Austin bars and inside the Austin Convention Center trade show.
Written by Jason Gil on Apr 11, 2018
To see and feel the anguish of a Syrian child refugee, look no further than the Portraits of Compassion exhibit on the walls of the banquet hall at San Antonio’s Trinity Baptist Church, on view until the end of April 2018. The painting, titled “...the least of these...,” is a hauntingly poignant portrait of a Syrian child. His eyes beseech us, in their sad determined gaze, to seek our humanity, wondering what went wrong.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 04, 2018
By Alexa Ura and Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune Handing the state another voting rights loss, a federal judge has sided with a civil rights group that claimed Texas violated federal law by failing to register residents to vote when they updated their drivers’ license information online.