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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 26, 2017

This video by the ACLU explains the presidential actions regarding transgender students and the civil rights case heading to the U.S. Supreme Court on March 28.

Last year, President Barack Obama said civil rights laws should cover transgender students, but in 2017, President Donald Trump said transgender students should not be covered by civil rights laws.

But the courts determine the law, and the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on this issue on March 28, 2017.

Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 24, 2017
 

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

The Trump administration on Wednesday rescinded guidelines issued by former President Obama that directed public schools to accommodate transgender students — a move that will do little to deter conservative leaders in Texas from moving forward with the "bathroom bill" currently in the Legislature.

Written by Don Mathis on Feb 23, 2017

In 1951, a teenaged Brooks Air Force Base airman carved “Johnny Loves Vivian” into a wooden bench along the River Walk.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 23, 2017

In a speech laced together with data and lifted by his passionate hope for 53,000 students, Superintendent Pedro Martinez described an arsenal of innovative solutions he is using combat the stubborn reality of poverty in the San Antonio Independent School District.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22, 2017

Updated: What is "puro" in San Antonio? In a Feb. 21 event at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, 11 San Antonians offered their thoughts on what makes something or someone purely San Antonio.

The consensus? It depends on one's viewpoint, the speakers and audience members said. The definition could range from music or color to food or sense of place. Or all of the above.