The City of San Antonio, Bexar County and most school districts and universities announced they would reopen on Wednesday, Jan 17, after closing for a day when an Arctic cold front brought sleet and hazardous, ice-covered streets.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 16 2018 - 8:31pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 25 2017 - 8:43pm
REPLAY video from the IDRA webcast of a research symposium on state investment in school facilities on April 28, 2017 at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 3 2017 - 5:08pm
Replay the video from the March 6, 2017 webcast of Congressman Joaquin Castro’s Town Hall meeting in the cafeteria of Memorial High School in San Antonio. At the free public event, participants were encouraged to discuss federal issues and matters you find important and that impact you and your family.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 26 2017 - 1:40pm
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 B Kay Richter on Nov 23 2016 - 1:14pm
Emily Lastinger was three years old, secure at home with her parents and two older brothers. She was a healthy, happy kid. One day, though, Emily picked up the flu. Five days later, her heart stopped. And since that date, her father Joe Lastinger has waged a campaign to prevent this same type of tragedy from happening to other families.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 12 2016 - 3:19pm
Hours after a federal judge ordered Texas officials to reissue voter materials with more positive language about the Voter ID requirements, the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area hosted a forum to discuss the requirements for voting and implications for the Nov. 8 General Election.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 2 2016 - 10:58pm
This week’s Edge features a neighborhood coalition pushing back at the city and developers, the healthy eating program, ¡Por Vida! teams up with food trucks, the latest on the Zika virus and our mobile-friendly school supplies and immunizations map.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 8 2015 - 6:48pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of Sept. 7 Texas school funding system punishes poor districts
Written by Laurie Posner on Aug 31 2015 - 3:41pm
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 Laurie Posner on Aug 22 2015 - 8:14pm
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.