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San Antonio to Host First-Ever Summit on Mexican-American Studies in Texas Schools

Controversy over a proposed textbook, Mexican American Heritage, has dominated recent discussion on the subject of integrating...

Castro Hears Concerns of State Control in Local Schools

Hope and anxiety continue to swirl around the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The hope stems from possible relief from high stakes...

What I Really Learned as a Teacher

It was the beginning of my third year of teaching, and I received a call from a former student. It was late, and I was already overwhelmed...

Diego Bernal Goes Back to School – The Rivard Report

State Rep. Diego Bernal (D-123) is on a mission to visit every school in his district before the next legislative session. He’s going...

Advanced Learning Academy Promises 'Real Learning' at Opening Ceremony

Customized, project-based learning. Interdisciplinary curricula. Open-ended exploration with real-life application. These are just some of...

SAISD Adopts 2017 Legislative Agenda to Increase Equity

In the wake of the Texas Supreme Court ruling on school finance in May, the 2017 legislative session has a renewed importance to Texas...

What I Really Learned as a Teacher

It was the beginning of my third year of teaching, and I received a call from a former student. It was late, and I was already overwhelmed...

How a South Texas School District Spurred a Massive Turnaround

After five years of landing on the state’s list of low-performing schools, a tiny South Texas district that drew national headlines for...

Pre-K 4 SA Aims High with City's Smallest Students

San Antonians made a bold choice last November, voting by a comfortable margin to support Mayor Julián Castro’s Pre-K 4 SA...

10 Texas School Names Honoring Confederates Have Changed. At Least 24 Haven't.

Oliver Hill, 81, grew up in segregated San Antonio. He graduated in 1952 from the all-black Phillis Wheatley High School, named for the...