Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 16, 2019

Rodriguez families have Final Fiesta

In May 2018, San Antonio ISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez met with students at Cleto Rodriguez Elementary and made them a promise: Their school would stay open if they did really well on their standardized STAAR test.

They did astonishingly well: The 5th graders’ science scores improved from 23 percent to 64 percent, according to their proud principal.  

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 12, 2019

Migrant Deaths in the Texas Border RegionJustice for Our Neighbors, a nonprofit that provides legal and humanitarian assistance for migrants, will be expanding its services along the Texas border, thanks to a grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief.

Written by JoleneAlmendarez on May 07, 2019

Just nine months after San Antonio's Housing Policy Framework rolled off the presses, co-author María Antonietta Berriozábal said she is afraid the key recommendations are languishing and at risk of joining three decades of previous plans, on a shelf, forgotten, gathering dust.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019

Updated: Just a week before the May 4 election day, candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council filed reports showing that donations are flowing into their coffers.

All officeholders, candidates and specific purpose political action committees are required to file campaign finance reports by set deadlines, according to the City of San Antonio municipal campaign finance code, even if there’s no reportable activity. The reports list who has donated money to the candidates and how much money has been donated.