Special Coverage

Written by Laurie Posner on Aug 31, 2015

Updated links, video, audio: The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments Sept. 1, 2015 in the largest school finance case in the state’s history, Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition vs. Williams.

You can replay the oral arguments at this link: http://texassupremecourt.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/c847ddd9799840ff8715350ba287d6cd1

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 26, 2015

U.S. Representatives Lloyd Doggett (D-35) and Joaquin Castro (D-20) reiterated their call to close private prisons in Texas that are holding asylum-seeking women and children, and pledged to refuse campaign contributions from the corporations who run the prisons.

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.