Special Coverage

Written by Laurie Posner on Aug 31, 2015

The Texas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Sept. 1 in the largest school finance case in the state’s history, Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition vs. Williams.

More than 500 school districts enrolling three-fourths of Texas school children, as well as parents, students, the Texas Charter School Association and others, sued the State for failing to ensure a quality education for all students.

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.

Written by Rudy Arispe on Aug 20, 2015

The San Antonio Independent School District is partnering with The Power of a Dream, an organization that encourages youth and teens to pursue their goals and life ambitions.

“The partnership with SAISD and The Power of a Dream is to inspire and engage the youth of San Antonio to become the best they can,” said Eric Castillo, organization director. “The Power of a Dream wants our future generations to know that no matter what your circumstances are or how many fumbles you may have in life, don’t give up because there’s a winner in everyone.”