Written by Ryan Loyd on Apr 10 2017 - 12:47pm
The link between people who are experiencing homelessness and their animals inspired the student-led art exhibition and fundraiser, Paws for the Cause.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22 2017 - 11:16pm
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 Sep 29 2016 - 12:30pm
Voters in the San Antonio Independent School District are going to the polls Nov. 8 and will decide the fate of two crucial funding initiatives. There will be two items on the ballot. One is for approval or disapproval of a $450 million bond. The other is a Tax Ratification Election (TRE). The bond would support renovations at 13 schools, the replacement of aging infrastructure, upgrading science labs, and expanding classroom spaces.
Written by Sinjin Hilaski on Sep 19 2016 - 4:39pm
Parking was scarce on South Rosillo Street as San Antonians congregated into St. Alphonsus Parish Hall for a COPS/Metro Alliance meeting focused on the upcoming election. View photos from the meeting here.
Written by Jeremy Cash on Aug 21 2016 - 10:00pm
The mood in the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center was celebratory and somber during a community meeting called to discuss transgender expression and the rights of transgender children in Texas public schools. (Scroll down to see photos from the event.)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 19 2011 - 8:00pm
Christmas came early for the San Antonio Eastside Promise Neighborhood project: The collaboration, led by the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, won a $24.6 million grant to from the federal government to provide "cradle to career" services to improve educational achievement.Mayor Julian Castro announced the grant at a news conference on Dec. 19."What this means is that education on the East Side will never be the same," Castro said.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Dec 12 2011 - 1:53pm
In November 2010, voters approved -- by an overwhelming margin -- a $515 million bond package for the San Antonio Independent School District. The bond included a proposed $35 million for renovations to Alamo Stadium and the Alamo Convocation Center next door. What has been of contention since before the election is the specifics of those renovations for Alamo Stadium, including the potential placement of a professional-sized soccer field inside the stadium. A new field would require the removal of a track currently bordering the regulation football field.
Written by nancypjohnson on Sep 9 2011 - 6:20pm
On Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, students at Sarah King Elementary School on San Antonio's westside began their day by honoring local firefighters during a 9/11 anniversary ceremony. The students who gathered at the flag pole sang, had a moment of silence and gave local firefighters cards and letters. Many of the San Antonio Independent School District elementary students weren't alive when the September 11 terrorist attacks happened, but they are learning about the way the attacks changed America.  
Written by nancypjohnson on Aug 24 2011 - 12:17pm
Thousands of San Antonio students missed out on welcoming the new school year with their classmates because they didn't have the state-required vaccinations.Pascual Gonzalez, Northside Independent School District Executive Director of Communications, said 1,849 students were sent home on the first day of school because they didn't have the state-required immunizations.