Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 01, 2015

When civil rights leader and social activist Julian Bond died recently, the New York Times referred to him as a “persistent opponent of the stubborn remnants of white supremacy.” President Barack Obama called Bond a friend and a hero. "Justice and equality was the mission that spanned his life,” Obama said.

While Julian Bond was a legendary figure beginning in the 1960s, some young people may have no idea who he is or how his life relates to the #blacklivesmatters movement.

Written by Laurie Posner on Aug 31, 2015

Updated links, video: The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments Sept. 1 in the largest school finance case in the state’s history, Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition vs. Williams.

You can replay the hearing at this link: http://texassupremecourt.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/c847ddd9799840ff8715350ba287d6cd1d

Written by Laurie Posner on Aug 22, 2015

La educación pública de los estudiantes indocumentados está garantizada, dice Intercultural Development Research Association.

Bajo la ley federal, agencias educativas tanto estatales como locales están obligadas a proporcionar a todo niño la igualdad de acceso a la educación pública a nivel de primaria y secundaria.

Written by Laurie Posner on Aug 22, 2015

Public schools must serve all children including undocumented students.

Under federal law, state and local educational agencies are required to provide all children with equal access to public education at the elementary and secondary level.

Written by Center for Civi... on Aug 21, 2015

The Center for Civic Engagement, in collaboration with the Office of Student Financial Aid and Enrollment Services, is launching a unique community-based work-study program called Rowdy Corps. The program is a first of its kind at UTSA.

Rowdy Corps is designed to place students in local nonprofits to complete their required work-study hours. The students will receive valuable applied learning experiences in a variety of agency settings, such as child welfare, arts and culture, public communication, adult education, and environmental impact.