Students graduating from 25 Bexar County public high schools will be able to attend Alamo Colleges tuition-free with Wednesday’s launch of Alamo Promise.
Commentary: Historic inequities don’t go away quickly, and local efforts to systematically address poverty here are only beginning.
This week, San Antonio leaders provided additional funding sources to support Alamo Promise initiative, including more than $150,000 from the City.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg discussed funding for Pre-K for SA, community college tuition, and other second-term goals Wednesday at an event at the Pearl Stable.
Commentary: To make San Antonio more competitive to new companies we must show we have an educated workforce.
Alamo Colleges trustees officially approved the first 25 high schools whose graduates will be eligible for free community college tuition starting fall 2020.
Alamo Colleges, city, and county leaders are moving forward with preliminary plans to start a local college promise program by fall 2020.
In the past year, UP Partnership has secured more than $2 million in grants, including a $300,000 gift from the Charles Butt Foundation.
The fourth iteration of the San Antonio Regional Public PK-12 Education Forum will address the Alamo Promise program and early childhood education.