GenerationTX San Antonio is launching a college-readiness curriculum across five school districts in Bexar County. View Story
Alamo Heights ISD is reaching out and connecting its students with computer access to ensure academic success.
School Counselors at Lackland Elementary School deal with more than typical student questions and concerns. They provide guidance to students dealing with parent deployment. View Story
The notion that learning only occurs in schools is rapidly changing, and Fayettiville libraries and museums are embracing the change. View Story
Empowering children with strong literacy skills and instilling the love of reading is one mission the San Antonio Public Library hopes to accomplish with its literacy program. View Story
The Little Read Wagon is the San Antonio Public Library’s early literacy program, designed to support the development of young children’s love of books, reading and learning. Little Read Wagon staff provide foundational literacy information and materials to parents, extended family, and caregivers of children ages birth-five years. Services are provided free of charge at public libraries, childcare facilities, schools and community-based organizations.
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The Magik Theatre was created as a voice for young people and families throughout the region. It began in 1994 as an offshoot of The Commerce Street Stage, a professional theatre for both adults and youth. The mission of The Magik Theatre is: 1) To provide extraordinary and affordable professional theatre and educational experiences for children and adults. 2) To educate, entertain, and enrich the lives of children and adults of all ages, races, economic backgrounds. 3) To offer quality, affordable live theatrical presentations for the entire community. 4) And to develop a child’s love and understanding of theatre and literature. Community outreach services include a summer camp, a tuition-based academy, Cindy Krier Juvenile Detention center, Shakespeare In The Park and workshops.
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The Scholastic Literacy Van is a mobile classroom that offers hands-on learning and reading opportunities for families in the community.
South San ISD and Project D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) are teaming up to launch a pilot program to raise funds while recycling for a good cause. View Story
In a recent online survey conducted among community college students, results revealed that students do not feel adequately prepared to succeed in college. View Story
The Texas Early Learning Council selected four Texas communities to participate in the Texas Community Campaign for School Readiness, and one of those communities was United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County. View Story
Arizona State University (ASU) offers the largest teacher education program in the country and it’s making some huge changes when it comes to preparing teachers for the classroom. View Story
Open minds and exploratory senses in young girls is the goal at next week’s STEM-centered camp.
Without the promise of a four-year scholarship, post-secodary education might be a distant dream for many students.
The Upward Bound program at St. Mary’s University is a college preparatory program for high school students who possess strong academic potential. The program provides (1) academic skill development, (2) counseling and guidance with respect to educational and career opportunities, (3) tutorial services and (4) a comprehensive enrichment program including fieldtrips which stimulate the intellectual, social and cultural development of students. For more information, email Dr. Jacqueline Dansby at [email protected] or call 210/436-3206.
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A new category has been added to the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award.
Southwest district middle school English teacher holds book signing for her first published book, Under the Mesquite.
Everyone needs to brag about themselves at some point in their life. Why not get a jump start with marketing yourself with a polished resume!
Got Masa? ‘Tis the season for tamales and the San Antonio Public Library is offering classes to get your Tamalada on! View Story
The Lumina Foundation has awarded The San Antonio Education Partnership and 11 other partners across 10 states $7.2 Million to secure Latino student success. View Story
The Neighborhood Place El Hogar de los Vecinos offers an abundance of community programs for residents in Edgewood district, and dance therapy is one of the most popular programs.
The message is catching on. San Antonio is creating a college-going culture and it’s beginning to show across Harlandale ISD elementary schools. View Story
Career and Technical Education programs are merging two groups in school to better prepare students for the workforce. View Story
H-E-B Grocery opened two new Literacy Centers in the Southside offering families access to books and reading opportunities. View Story
A generous donation from local manufacturing automotive giant promotes workforce development training at Northside ISD. View Story
When traditional classroom learning is not an option, students can turn to SAVE. View Story
Palo Alto College will host author/educator Bill Israel, author of “A Nation Seized: How Karl Rove and the political right stole reality, beginning with the news.”
Numbers don’t lie and the latest research released indicates that Pre-K and full-day Kindergarten education does make a difference in a child’s reading success.
The Southside ISD Foundation hosted the 3rd Annual Cardinal Fest on Saturday, Nov. 5 at its main campus on Martinez-Losoya. View Story
Despite all the efforts to target student dropouts, a national study revealed that many of the programs are not reaching students early enough.