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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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Military Child Month Honors Students and Families

April is the Month of the Military Child as we pay tribute to military families and their children for their daily sacrifices,  commitment, and courage. Every April 15th is Purple Up! For Military Kids Day, and our public schools show support for military kids by encouraging everyone to wear purple.  Why purple? Purple symbolizes the …

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Community and Volunteerism for the Holidays

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEERISM IN OUR SCHOOLS During the holiday season, our public schools are more involved than ever in donating time and resources to charitable causes.  The sense of community is more meaningful than ever, and local volunteers have given their hearts to so many amazing projects. These school communities served …

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Inclusive Schools Week Books

CELEBRATING INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS WEEK WITH LITERATURE DECEMBER 7-11 Inclusive Schools Week celebrates the progress of schools to provide supportive education to a diverse student population. Inclusion in schools protects those students with disabilities, gender differences, socio-economic challenges, and cultural diversity.  Inclusive Schools Week also provides the opportunity for educators, students, and families to address what …

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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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Social Distancing Doesn’t Stop Military Child Month Honors

April is the Month of the Military Child and a designated time to celebrate our brave and resilient military children!  Since 1986, we have shown appreciation for the sacrifices that military children and their families make by wearing purple on Purple Up day. Purple is a combination of the colors of all military branches- Army green, …

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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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Are charter schools private schools?

ARE CHARTER SCHOOLS PRIVATE SCHOOLS?

FALSE: Unlike traditional public schools, charter schools are not required to accept all students because they can set their own terms. For example, they can set enrollment caps.   FALSE: Charter school students are required to take standardized tests. Are charter schools private schools? Charter schools are a form of public schools. Charter schools are also private …

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Lackland ISD Students Honor Fallen Troops at Ft. Sam Houston

  The Stacey Student 2 Student group in Lackland ISD hosted a school-wide service project in November and December. The group sold wreaths at school and to their families, and then they attended the traditional wreath-laying ceremony honoring fallen troops at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. The students and families learned that after laying the …

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