San Antonio Features

Public Schools Welcome Comfort Dogs On Campus

Public Schools Welcome Comfort Dogs on Campuses Students have the opportunity to lean on dogs for comfort and therapy in many schools.  Children are using the dogs to learn to read and for emotional support. Comfort dogs, sometimes referred to as therapy dogs, provide many benefits to students. They help with students’ mental health and …

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San Antonio ISD Offers Hands-on Bioscience Engineer Learning

SAISD Students Experience Bioscience Students from Davis Middle School in San Antonio ISD took a field trip this fall to the VelocityTX Innovation Center to learn about a day in the life of a bioscience engineer, including an inside view of how a robotic prosthetic hand works. Velocity Texas Innovation Center Engineering 25 students from …

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Miguel Cardona visits Edgewood ISD

U.S. Education Secretary visits Edgewood ISD

U.S. Education Secretary visits Edgewood ISD U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona visited Edgewood ISD’s Gus Garcia University School to promote the Biden administration’s Build Back Better plan.  Cardona, a former teacher and principal, spoke with students and parents about the educational challenges brought by the pandemic. Secretary Cardona and Congressman Castro Speak with Middle School …

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Dr. Janette Ball

Superintendent of the Year Nominee in Judson ISD

Superintendent of the Year Nominee in Judson ISD! Superintendent Janette Ball of Judson ISD is one of only five superintendents in Texas to be nominated for the Texas Association of School Boards’ 2021 Superintendent of the Year award. Superintendent Ball Recognized for Leadership Style Janette Ball has led Judson ISD for three years while serving …

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Edgewood Wheelchair swing

Edgewood ISD Grant Provides Swings for Students in Wheelchairs

Edgewood ISD Installs Wheelchair Swings F.D. Roosevelt Elementary School students soar!   An Edgewood ISD innovation grant provided brand new wheelchair swings on campus.  All students can now experience the thrill of swinging! Wheelchair Swings in Action in Edgewood ISD Accessible and inclusive playgrounds are important for all students to feel equal.  Edgewood has created a …

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Judson ISD Football

Former Judson Athlete Now a Favorite Coach at Randolph Field

Former Judson Athlete Now a Favorite Randolph Field ISD Coach Coach Matthew Atwell turned his passion for sports and his history at Judson ISD into a career as a beloved coach and school leader in Randolph Field ISD.  KENS5 News awarded Atwell their EXCEL Award. Building Relationships in Athletics and Special Needs Atwell serves as …

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Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount

Public Education in San Antonio Book by Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition

School districts managing the challenges of a pandemic and highlights, data, statistics, and history of public education in the San Antonio area. By Bobby Blount and Bexar County School Boards Coalition.