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Spotlight on Athletic Directors, Student-Athletes, and Recruiting for College Signing Day

Spotlight on Athletic Directors, Student-Athletes, and Recruiting for College Signing Day Athletics programs in our public schools provide physical and educational benefits to student athletes. Athletic Directors not only lead the coaches and programs, but also support the development of student talent and character. The Examination of National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS) shows that school …

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Athletic Director Series Featuring East Central ISD

Athletic Director Series Featuring East Central ISD An interview with East Central ISD Athletic Director, Suzette Arriola What inspired you to become an athletic director? It wasn’t what I had planned in my life. I had a great college volleyball career at Stephen F. Austin where I received my masters degree and served as an …

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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.

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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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Celebrating National School Lunch Week

-by Trina Pruitt, parent and Go Public contributor I love cooking for my family.  It is therapeutic for me to read cookbooks and experiment with food.  I am always looking up healthy recipes for kids and healthy food near me.  I follow food trends like the Keto diet and Paleo diet, as well as trending …

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Arts in Education

National Arts in Education Week Honors Fine Art Programs

ART IN EDUCATION We celebrated National Arts in Education Week on September 13th-19th this year.  During this week we honored fine arts education in public schools.  Since 2010, when Congress designated this nationally recognized week, we celebrate the importance of including fine arts programs as a crucial part of a whole education. The 2010 resolution states, “Arts …

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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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East Central ISD Leadership Academy Offers Project-Based Learning

East Central ISD Leadership Academy Offers Project-Based Learning East Central ISD’s Leadership Academy opened at Salado Elementary for grades K-5 in 2019. Students use project-based learning that blends technology with classroom instruction. East Central Leadership Academy students apply what they learn at school in real-world opportunities by serving the East Central ISD community. Students participate in one hour club …

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Keeping Students Fed: Find Your District’s Meal Program

KEEPING STUDENTS FED: FIND YOUR DISTRICT’S MEAL PROGRAM Our San Antonio-area schools’ nutrition services staff works hard providing district children healthy meals even during school closures. Several area cafeteria workers are serving meals throughout the day, and each district has its own program. Find your district’s meal plan details and locations here: Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD …

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District Roundup: San Antonio Schools Celebrate African-American History

“Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another’s uniqueness.” —Ola Joseph Since 1976, February has been known as Black History, or African-American History Month. Our San Antonio-area public schools spend a considerable amount of time during the month of February celebrating and honoring historical figures and events that have shaped …

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