East Central ISD

Students Reading More Through District-Wide Competitions

Students Reading More Through District-Wide Competitions Public school districts in San Antonio provide students with friendly book-centered competitions that encourage reading! Battle of The Bluebonnets! Edgewood ISD and East Central ISD  gathered students to participate in their annual Battle of the Bluebonnets. Librarians partnered across the San Antonio districts to promote reading for pleasure among …

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Public Schools Celebrate Library Week

Public Schools Celebrate Library Week Our districts observed Library Week by honoring school librarians and engaging in library activities! Debbie Klein has spent nearly three decades with Clear Creek ISD. She’s seen her library at Ward Elementary evolve from containing only books, to adding gadgets and games for Maker Space. A new Little Library has …

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Read Across America Day Inspires Students to Read

Read Across America Day Inspires Students On National Read Across America Day, students, teachers, parents, and community members around the nation come together to read books and celebrate the joy of reading! National Read Across America Day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids excited about reading. It …

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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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Summer Meal Programs Continue in Public Schools

Children need healthy meals to grow and learn. Summertime is no exception! The Texas Department of Agriculture’s Summer Meal Programs ensure that all children 18 and under have access to nutritious meals all summer long.  The service is offered at no cost to families, and there are multiple meal pick up sites near you. How …

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Graduation Ceremonies Celebrate the Class of 2021

Graduation ceremonies are coming to a close throughout our Go Public community.  We are incredibly proud of the resiliency that these graduates have shown throughout the past year.  They overcame unprecedented obstacles with courage and pride.  Congratulations to all of our graduates!  We cannot wait to see what you accomplish next! Houston Area Graduates Fort …

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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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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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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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