By Abby Livingston and Isabella Zou, The Texas Tribune A promotional event for a book examining the role slavery played leading up to the Battle of the Alamo that was scheduled at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on July 1 was abruptly canceled three and a half hours before it was scheduled to begin.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 6 2021 - 12:28pm
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 21 2021 - 2:54pm
This past Sunday June 20, 2021, besides being Father’s Day, was also World Refugee Day. Many refugees come from places such as the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia who are seeking a better quality of life. The American Dream is very real to them as they come ready to work and are eager to raise their families in a safe place. Listen to Ayad Al- Kaisi’s story, a refugee from Iraq, as he came to San Antonio and received help from the Center for Refugee Services.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 21 2021 - 1:08pm
"Texas “critical race theory” bill limiting teaching of current events signed into law" was first published by Kate McGee of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 25 2021 - 11:11pm
The COVID-19 pandemic, having disrupted many elements of society, also helped to further expose problems affecting students and educators, including the digital divide and struggles to grow the educational workforce pipeline. Experts addressed these and other issues at South by Southwest (SXSW) EDU, the education-centric portion of the annual Austin-based SXSW festival The pandemic’s emergence last spring caused the abrupt cancellation of all SXSW activities in 2020. This year, SXSW EDU and main SXSW occurred completely online, March 9-11.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 17 2021 - 11:44pm
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many parts of civilization, U.S. educators, students and educational advocates have continued to battle for social equity in the classroom. Experts addressed these and other issues at South by Southwest (SXSW) EDU, the education-centric portion of the annual Austin-based SXSW festival. The pandemic’s emergence last spring caused the abrupt cancellation of all SXSW activities in 2020. This year, on March 9-11, SXSW EDU and main SXSW took place completely online.
Written by Beth Graham on Apr 23 2020 - 7:56pm
A worldwide pandemic and the resulting disruption of daily routines can cause corresponding upheaval for children, who may not be able to understand the changes in their lives. Parents, caregivers and teachers may find it difficult to help children through hard times.
Written by Beth Graham on May 29 2018 - 10:39am
The Friends of the San Antonio Public Library are now accepting nominations for their annual Arts & Letters awards, recognizing San Antonians who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of the arts and literature, including the visual arts, dramatic arts, musical arts, and any genre of the written arts, including journalism.
Written by Maria Gardner on May 24 2018 - 6:55pm
By Maria Gardner The San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) has partnered with San Antonio Rise (SA Rise), an organization of teachers, school officials and community members, to present a handbook for parents and the community on how Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4) will be applied in the school district. At the press conference, SAISD Board President Patti Radle said, “School districts do not fall under SB4.”
Written by Texas Tribune on May 4 2018 - 5:07pm
By Regina Mack, The Texas Tribune Lawmakers in Texas have debated school finance for years, but have so far struggled to come up with a way to reform the way the state funds its public schools.
Written by Tatum Forbes on Nov 9 2017 - 10:39am
In an interview celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Texas A&M University-San Antonio President Cynthia Teniente-Matson talked about her vision of building an inclusive culture by integrating conversations about equity among students, faculty and staff.