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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 4 2012 - 7:27pm
REPLAY THE VIDEO: The Center for Public Policy Priorities hosted the annual Texas Kids Count breakfast briefing Thursday, April 5, where community experts discussed findings from the new report, Choices: The State of Texas Children 2012.
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 Andrew Delgado on Aug 11 2011 - 11:29am
With help from a grant from U.S. Department of Education, San Antonio school, city and and community leaders joined with residents to create the East Side Promise Neighborhood initiative to collaborate on a plan to expand the opportunities for children to succeed in getting an education from cradle to career. This video is the second in a series to collect the participants' expectations, desires and ideas about how the East Side Promise Neighborhood Initiative will function.
Written by Andrew Delgado on May 31 2011 - 5:42pm
With help from a grant from U.S. Department of Education, San Antonio school, city and and community leaders joined with residents to create the East Side Promise Neighborhood initiative to collaborate on a plan to expand the opportunities for children to succeed in getting an education from cradle to career. This video is the first in a series to collect the participants' expectations, desires and ideas about how the East Side Promise Neighborhood Initiative will function.