Archive for April, 2015

Pathways Endorsed Through P16Plus

Pathways Endorsed Through P16Plus

House Bill 5: Communicating the New Graduation Plan

House Bill 5 is the formal legislation passed by Congress in the state of Texas that is aimed at creating greater flexibility for high school students, while laying a foundation for alignment with higher education and workforce needs. This is done through the adjusting of high school graduation requirements. View Story

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    Volunteer Spotlight- Carole Wright

    As the backbone organization that leads a number of education initiatives in San Antonio; P16Plus Council of Greater Bexar County relies heavily on volunteer support. One shining example of volunteerism is Carole Wright. View Story

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    GenTX SA joins with Miss Fiesta for Training

    High-school student leaders from across San Antonio joined Miss Fiesta Alixzandra Peña at café commerce on April 4th, 2015, alongside students and faculty from the University of the Incarnate Word, as well as District 3 State Board of Education member Marisa B. Perez. View Story

    Get ready to show your college spirit!

    Tuesday, April 1, 2015- San Antonio is gearing up for a week-long celebration of the educational dreams of our students with Destination College Week from April 27th–May 1st. Our aim is to inspire young people to attend college and to prepare teenagers for career paths after college. View Story

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    College Enrollment Data Moment

    The rate at which Bexar County ISD graduates enroll in college immediately after graduation is declining steadily. For the high school graduating class of 2012, 47 percent enrolled in college, compared to the state average of 57 percent. To help close the gap, P16Plus has teamed up with partners to organize Destination College, a campaign to increase college enrollment and completion in Bexar County. View Story