Editor's Note: This column has been republished with the permission of Texas Rep. Diego Bernal. He originally published his education report here. My commitment to public education is rooted in two core beliefs: The first is that education can solve our most pressing problems — poverty, hunger, inadequate health care, the lack of affordable housing, unemployment, crime, the need for criminal justice reform, and many more.
Written by Diego Bernal on Nov 15 2016 - 11:04pm
Written by BexarCounty on Apr 18 2016 - 10:32am
Bexar County is hosting a Tricentennial Symposium of Spanish Colonial historians in conjunction with the Nuestra Historia - Our History: Spain in Bexar County exhibit. Experts from Texas, New Mexico and Mexico will share papers highlighting Spain's encounter with the New World (the Indies) and the indigenous cultures of Coahuila and Texas.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 4 2015 - 11:43am
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge Feeding the homeless is not illegal in San Antonio
Written by lcarter on Jun 29 2015 - 5:32pm
Spare materials make more art.
Written by lcarter on Jul 6 2014 - 8:53am
PreK-12 grade teachers, children, parents and artists will celebrate arts education and the environment at the 4th annual Fine Arts Fair on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wonderland of the Americas, The public is invited to participate in the Fine Arts Fair activities including: enjoying music, engaging in art activities, visiting the award-winning spare parts MINI ART MUSEUM, taking a picture with Spurs Jesus and supporting local artists as they sell their arts and crafts.
Written by lcarter on Jun 13 2013 - 9:53am
A passion for helping others and programs that make a difference in people’s lives--phrases usually associated with nonprofit organizations. To be fair, these qualities can also be found in for-profit businesses. At Learning Foundations, programs specifically created to help children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities teach students how to succeed in school and, consequently, their lives. The Learning Foundations’ staff is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the children whose lives they work passionately to improve.
Written by lcarter on Jun 5 2013 - 6:23am
There's no summer vacation for spare parts founder Mary Elizabeth Cantu and her mighty interns.
Written by gsbaird on Mar 16 2011 - 3:43pm
We only had 25 at our rally for Texas schools Tuesday, March 15, in Spring Branch, but it was one of 277 similar events held at exactly the same time across the nation.