Academics

The latest academic news from WeGoPublic member Independent School Districts

Dual Language Bilingual Education

San Antonio ISD’s Dual Language Academy Students Embrace Hispanic Culture

At Mark Twain Dual Language Academy in San Antonio ISD, all students are encouraged to embrace speaking Spanish and celebrate Hispanic culture.  The school is the first of its kind in SAISD, offering a full-time high-quality dual-language curriculum. Take a look inside Twain Dual Language Academy with PTA president and Twain mom, Cristina Noriega, and …

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Enrolling Your Child in School: School Registration is Open

It’s public school registration time! San Antonio-area ISDs provide clear direction on how to register or re-enroll your child. Prior to filling out their online applications, we’ve provided guidance to help you choose and organize.   We’ve included direct links to school district registration pages as well as a list of questions that might help in …

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District of Innovation Breaks the Rules

Breaking Rules in Public Schools: District of Innovation (DOI) Model

By Trina Pruitt, parent and Go Public contributor I am usually very organized regarding my kids’ schools and schedules.  I get super excited when the new academic calendar for the district is posted, and I happily enter all the relevant dates into my calendar app.  But I noticed this year that there were a few …

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Drama Club

Dolphin Drama and Book “Speed Dating,” Check out our Extraordinary Educators in Southwest ISD

Go Public is highlighting some of the top mentor and educator stories in each district to give you a peek into what it takes to produce amazing students. Here are a few examples of why SWISD and Go Public is so proud of these educators! -Mrs. Patterson’s 7th-grade science class at Judith A Resnik Middle …

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Teaching School ELA UTSA

Why I teach English Language Arts: UTSA Students Interview Maria Rendon

https://youtu.be/5NeYV81fYTM Maria Rendon, a teacher at Anson Jones middle school, explains her passion for teaching English Language Arts (ELA) in traditional public schools to Social Media Marketing students at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Note about this video interview and feature: UTSA students teamed up with the Go Public initiative as part …

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Students’ Art Inspires, Heals, and Builds Confidence in a Challenging World

Go Public’s 2nd Annual Bus and Billboard Showcase generated 220 submissions from high school artists throughout San Antonio. The billboards were featured throughout the city during the month of March. This past May, we revealed the city buses featuring a beautiful array of talent, concepts, and subject matter. East Central High School had three students’ work featured.  …

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A Teacher’s Personal Journey is Rich in Wisdom

A teacher not only educates a student about academic subjects, but also serves as a role model and even mentor.  Public schools educate all students and the needs are far and wide.  We’ve encountered a few personal journeys from teachers.  Their experiences have brought them a toolbox rich in wisdom, benefitting their work and students. â€‹  A …

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April is “Month of the Military Child”

Governor Greg Abbott issued the declaration that April is officially, Month of the Military Child.  We asked the Joint Base San Antonio questions about the issues and resources provided to military families throughout the San Antonio-area ISDs. Purple is the color used to recognize the sacrifices and issues that confront military children. It openly celebrates their …

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District Round-Up March: Inclusion, Empathy, and Leadership Through Celebrations of Diversity

Preparing students for a diverse society and global economy requires exposing them to different cultures and experiences.   Developing empathy, which includes understanding what others think and do and appreciating the emotions and experiences of another, builds the skills necessary for an inclusive environment.  Empathy can help build a diverse society, but it can’t be …

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