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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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Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All Fine Arts departments across all of our districts have been busy getting students ready for holiday performances. Band, orchestra, theatre, choir, dance, and many other groups of talented kids were excited to bring back the season’s spirit this year! Fort Bend ISD Northside ISD Santa Fe ISD Fort Bend …

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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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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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Celebrating National Library Week

Welcome to Your Library! In honor of National Library Week and this year’s “Welcome to Your Library” theme, we’re shining a spotlight on our public school librarians!   We’re showcasing what traditional public schools provide through their libraries and certified librarians. Click here to Learn More About School Library Services Check out how some of our …

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Black History Month

Schools Celebrate Black History Month February has been known as Black History, or African-American History Month, since 1976. Every February, public schools spend considerable time honoring historical figures and celebrating events that have shaped America’s rich black history.   Schools spotlight influential African-American activists and leaders like authors Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou.  Classes research significant …

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HIGHLIGHTING CULINARY ARTS PROGRAMS DURING CTE MONTH

HIGHLIGHTING CULINARY ARTS PROGRAMS DURING CTE MONTH February is CTE (Career and Technical Education) month, and we are highlighting Culinary Arts programs in our districts!  Culinary Arts is a subcategory of the CTE Hospitality and Tourism Career Cluster.  In the hospitality cluster, students learn knowledge and skills that focus on communication, time management, and customer service.  …

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STEM STEAM Students Explore Art

HOW TO APPLY TO SAISD SCHOOLS CAST Med is the third high school in San Antonio ISD’s CAST Schools Network.  The school was created to help supply San Antonio with much-needed doctors and medical researchers.  CAST Med students follow one of three pathways: medical professionals, biomedical research, or public health professionals. CAST Med emphasizes medicine …

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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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Public Schools Observe National Bullying Prevention Month

Every October, public schools across the country observe National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to stop school bullying and cyberbullying.  Bullying awareness helps to end hatred and racism against children of all ages.  (STOMP Out Bullying) Our public school districts have zero-tolerance bullying policies in place.  Each district publicly states their bully-reporting protocol …

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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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