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Government CTE Programs and Pathways

HIGHLIGHTING GOVERNMENT CTE PROGRAMS ON ELECTION DAY Our traditional public schools offer exciting pathways that introduce students to careers in governance and public administration.  Hence, Election Day is a great time to highlight this valuable course of study. As voting records across the country are being shattered, interest in government and public administration has risen.  …

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Pre-K Near Me – Understanding the Choices and Guidelines

Understanding the Choices and Guidelines for Finding a PreK   Heading back to school during a pandemic is a strange time.  My kids are in elementary and high school, and I feel lucky that we are established in our schools.  It seems like a lifetime ago when my kids started their first day of Pre-K. …

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Distance Learning Is Not Homeschooling – A Parent’s Guide to Learning Models

WHY WHAT WE ARE DOING IS NOT HOMESCHOOLING, AND WHAT EXACTLY ARE THESE “PODS”? -Trina Pruitt, Parent and Go Public Contributor It seems everyone is discussing and debating our education system and how it will look when schools reopen. Reopening plans change so frequently that public school districts are releasing updated information almost weekly. There is also …

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Bexar County School Board Letter

Bexar County School Boards Coalition Letter to Governor Abbott on School Openings During COVID 19

San Antonio Area’s School Board Trustees Release a Letter to Governor Abbott Regarding School Openings An excerpt below: As Trustees, we realize that our communities are literally entrusting us with the lives of their students, teachers, district staff, and families. As of today, the Boards of Trustees in our area believe that the current State …

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Public Schools and Diversity

Public Schools Promote Diversity, Equity, and Accountability

“EDUCATION IS THE GREAT EQUILIZER.” -HORACE MANN, PIONEER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION With everything going on in the world, heartfelt messages of support and encouragement for the Black Lives Matter movement are everywhere.  Our public school districts are no different, as numerous letters from superintendents and board members have been posted to reinforce public schools’ promise …

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SCHOOL REOPENING SERIES: The Uncertain Future

SCHOOL REOPENING SERIES: THE UNCERTAIN FUTURE The COVID-19 pandemic has forced school districts to adjust how they operate and educate students while schools are closed, and the state and schools do not yet have an official plan for the fall. As of June 29th, questions about Texas students attending school in person in the fall …

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SCHOOL REOPENING SERIES: Schools Around the World

According to the United Nations, 1.5 billion school students around the world have had their learning interrupted by COVID-19. Some students have resources for distance learning from home, but many others are losing important learning time because of a lack of tools, services, and devices.  For this reason, schools across the globe are eager to …

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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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San Antonio 2020 Graduation Ceremony Information

San Antonio area Independent School Districts have finalized plans to honor and recognize the 2020 seniors. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, schools will hold some form of a graduation ceremony.  Links to your district’s graduation ceremonies and events can be found below.   Boerne ISD East Central ISD       Edgewood ISD  Floresville ISD  Fort Sam …

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